Absent-mindedly scrolling for huge amounts of time is easy to do on an app like Instagram. This isn’t great for our mental wellbeing so it is worth your child considering how much screen time per day is a reasonable amount and how purposeful senseless scrolling on a site like this actually is.
Children signed up to any social media app need to be on the lookout for direct messages from people they don’t know.
It’s advisable to speak with your child about location sharing. Locations can be added to photos and videos but this exposes a child’s location, making it easy for others to locate them.