This article is republished and updated according to Instagram’s recent app update
Instagram is ever-evolving, making the platform better and better. But still, Cyberbullying is something the internet is still struggling with. People posts insensitive comments on pictures that ruin the whole internet ecosystem. If you are someone who doesn’t want people comments on your Instagram pictures, you can simply turn off the comments on Instagram.
Instagram’s 2020 update even allows you to block comments from specific people. If you have toxic people around you, block their comments.
That way, no one will be able to post any comments on your Instagram posts.
So, if you are the kind of person who really doesn’t care about what others think about you then you can turn off the Instagram comments on your photos or if your posts are something that creates misunderstanding in your audience and you don’t want WORD War in your comment section, then go for it, Turn OFF the Comments.
If due to any activity, Instagram not letting you post anything, you should check your Instagram account status because Instagram is now very strict about such activities.
How to Turn Off Instagram comments in 2020?
Turning off the comments on Instagram is very easy. In a recent update of Instagram in 2020, you can also block comments from specific people. And you can even add Manual Filters. Manual Filters will automatically hide or Spam the comment if the comment includes specific words.
Here is how to turn off Comments on Instagram in 2020:
- Go to your Profile & Tap on Hamburger Menu at the top right corner.
- Go to Settings.
- Open Privacy Settings.
- Go to Comments.
- Here you will see a couple of options. Select the first option where you can block comments from specific people. Simply search for the name and add them to the list. Once you add them, they will no more be able to comment on your Instagram.
How to hide offensive comments on Instagram
If you have an open Instagram comment or brand account where Cuss words can hamper your social media presence, you can block certain words to add in the comment. Once you added the words list, Instagram will automatically hide the offensive comments.
Here is how to hide offensive comments on Instagram in 2020:
- Go to Account Settings > Privacy > Comments.
- Turn on ‘Manual Filter’.
- Add the words or phrases you don’t want to see in your comments.
The manual filter has been applied. Once you have done that, Instagram will hide the comment that includes the words/phrases you just added in the filter.
That is how you can turn off comments on Instagram in 2020. Instagram also provided the option to add a filter that will hide offensive comments that include certain words or phrases.
Cyberbullying is the dark side of the internet. Teens around the world are going through this Cyberbullying thing. You cannot control the sick mind of others but you can definitely take steps to protect yourself. If you find anyone passing toxic comments on your social media, simply block them. Don’t try to rectify them. It is their personality and you cannot win over toxic people.
I hope this helped you in turning off the comments on Instagram. Instagram also has the option to turn off Online Status on Instagram. Make sure you check that out to ignore unwanted people.
Share it with your friends in need and become a friend indeed. Share it on social media and help your digital friends also.