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February 29, 2024

Instagram Experiments with New ‘Friend Map’ Live Location Display 

  • Instagram is testing a new feature called Friend Map, which allows users to see their friends’ locations.
  • Users can choose who can see their map and can add notes to locations.
  • This feature is similar to Snap Map, but with some added functionalities.
  • For more, please visit the Social Media Today website.

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Home schooling numbers rise across the West 

  • The number of parents choosing to homeschool their children is increasing in the West.
  • Parents homeschool their children for various reasons, including tailoring education to their children’s needs.
  • The Department for Education reported that it is the right of parents to educate their children how they choose, but all children should receive a suitable education.
  • For more, please visit the BBC News website.

School absence fines for parents to rise by £20 

  • The UK government is raising the minimum fine for parents of children with school absences in England from £60 to £80.
  • The government hopes this will encourage better school attendance.
  • It will prove controversial for parents who cannot afford holidays during school breaks.
  • For more, please visit the BBC News website.