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Instagram faces backlash for trying to compete with TikTok

In this photo illustration, the Facebook and Instagram apps are seen on the screen of an iPhone on October 04, 2021 in San Anselmo, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
In this photo illustration, the Facebook and Instagram apps are seen on the screen of an iPhone on October 04, 2021 in San Anselmo, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Instagram is facing backlash from creators for changes it’s made to the app in order to compete with TikTok.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong talk with New York Times technology reporting fellow Kalley Huang about what’s going on behind the scenes and what it means for the future of the app.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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