Instagram recently removed the Chinese takeout box emoji that shows up as an emoji suggestion during searches for the word “dog.”
The issue, which users have complained about since 2019, was brought to light by an employee on an internal Facebook message board over the weekend.
A Filipina TikTok user‘s tips on manipulating the algorithms of Instagram and other social media apps have recently gone viral.
Margaux Cody created a series on TikTok that shares clever social media hacks and “skills,” from reading direct messages without sending read receipts to appearing on another user’s Instagram explore page.
Artist Cardi B recently shot back at critics after getting blasted for using “chinky eyes” in describing her sister’s eyes.
The 27-year-old rapper posted an image of her 2-year-old daughter, Kulture, on Instagram, writing: “So, this how [Kulture] finna look? I love it.”
A Russian Instagram user is facing massive backlash over a photo that expressed her support for “All Lives Matter”.
Regarded as critical of the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement, the “All Lives Matter” slogan argues that everyone — regardless of sex, gender, race, ethnicity and other considerations — is equally important.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated with a statement from an Airbnb spokesman.
An Airbnb host took to Instagram to expose a guest who allegedly retaliated with racism after being asked to pay $50 in fines for violating a no-pets-allowed policy.
Asian American entrepreneur Cassey Ho, also known as Blogilates, took to her Instagram to share hateful rhetoric that was sent to one of her Black fellow fitness coach in a series of screengrabs.
Ho used her Instagram Story to highlight Jess, a self-described fitness enthusiast, personal trainer and coach who received hateful comments on her posts.
Ashley Yuki, Director of Product Management at Instagram, and NextShark founder and CEO Benny Luo will sit down virtually on Instagram Live to discuss the new reality of the Asian American experience during the pandemic.
Both graduates of the Forbes Class of 2018 30 Under 30, Yuki and Luo’s discussion will stream on Wednesday, May 27 at 3 p.m. PST.
Tina Zhou, a 14-year-old student, started a petition on Change.org protesting Instagram’s seemingly initial allowance of a racist video as policy negligence.
With her parents’ support and approval, Zhou highlighted a plan of action against the social media platform.
An Instagram user is being hailed as a hero online for allegedly standing up for a bullied Asian teen in San Francisco.
Clinton Dortch gave an emotional account of the incident via a video posted on his Instagram account, @notoriousmarshmallow.
A volleyball coach and senior director of the NGO Triangle Volleyball Club was recently seen mocking Asian people during an apparent game played over a video conference call.
Earlier this week, an image was posted on Triangle Volleyball Club’s Instagram page, showing a collage of people wearing uniquely-created hats.
A U.K. model has come under fire for posting insensitive and racist messages towards Asians on Instagram amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
In her now-deleted Instagram stories, Chantelle Foreman used a racial slur and blamed Chinese people for the virus, according to We Are Resonate.
“We’re flying with team coronavirus,” the couple’s account, @wherethekidsroam, captioned a photo in their Instagram Stories, along with a flushed face and a face with medical mask emoji.