Instagram testing new Stories layout that hides excessive posts

  • Instagram Stories is testing a new layout that hides excessive posts.
  • Users can currently post 100 Stories at once and this is likely to stay the same after the update.
  • The update introduces a ‘Show All’ button that a user must tap after the third story to see the rest.
  • You can read the full story on 9 to 5 Mac’s website.

Online Safety Bill fails to stop violence against women and girls

  • Charities and women’s organisations claim the current provisions in the Online Safety Bill addressing online violence against women and girls are inadequate.
  • They have drafted a code of practice that would focus on the prevention of violence rather than on content takedown and help websites address underlying causes.
  • The code includes 13 areas for tech companies to focus on and includes best practice guidance around safety by design, moderation, and victim support.
  • You can read the full story on the Independent’s website.

Police Scotland probe child sex claims against two officers

  • The National Sexual Crimes Unit is investigating claims of child sexual exploitation involving two officers from Police Scotland in 2014.
  • A report was received on the 9th of May following an investigation carried out by Sky News about organised sexual abuse in Glasgow.
  • According to Sky News, a woman who is now 22 claimed she was groomed and sold for sex by a man to up to 30 men a day including 2 police officers.
  • You can read the full story on the STV News website.