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Instagram and Threads will no longer proactively recommend political content from accounts users don't follow, according to a blog post on Instagram's website. However, users can still choose to see political content by requesting it.
If you decide to follow accounts that post political content, we don't want to get between you and their posts, but we also don't want to proactively recommend political content from accounts you don't follow.
This feature will be implemented on Instagram and Threads first, with plans to roll it out to Facebook later. The goal is to preserve the ability for users to choose their level of exposure to political content.
Our goal is to preserve the ability for people to choose to interact with political content while respecting each person's appetite for it.