Instagram bans searches for COVID-19 AR effects

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Instagram announced in a tweet that they are banning searches on AR effects related to COVID-19. Per Instagram:

"We will no longer allow people to search for COVID-19 related AR effects on Instagram, unless they were developed in partnership with a recognized health organization. This is part of our ongoing effort to better connect people with credible health information."
This is in response to a sudden rise of coronavirus filters on Instagram stories, which are seen as insensitive given the alarming rise of new cases arising from the pandemic.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    ....not to mention the scams of fake preventatives and cures and info that is not in any way factual....
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    Our Grandparents were called to war. We are being called to sit on the couch - we can do this.
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  • Profile picture of the author AliceStyles
    This is very considerate of Instagram, I think every social media needs to do actions to prevent any kinds of spam and misinformation on this serious matter.
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