Instagram is changing the way it showcases content after being accused of suppressing pro-Palestinian messages during the recent Gaza conflict.
The company said the app had favoured original content in its “stories” feature over existing, re-shared posts, but will now give them equal treatment.
The current system had a “bigger impact than expected” on some types of posts.
Instagram said that was an unintended side-effect rather than an attempt to censor any particular viewpoint.
During the recent Gaza conflict, social media platforms were heavily used to spread messages of support on both sides.