I gave Instagram photos of my baby, Instagram returned fear

Parents on Instagram feel they’re being recommended posts that prey on their specific insecurities, from breastfeeding to vaccination, highlighting the struggle it takes to give platforms successful negative feedback on their algorithmic choices. Laura Edelson, Ph.D. candidate and co-founder of Cybersecurity for Democracy, offered her input: “Platforms get to experiment on their users all the time without letting them know experiments are going on,” said Edelson, “Consumers deserve notice.”