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Last week, USA Today reported that Instagram users ages 18 and under would no longer be able to see branded content related to weight-loss products or cosmetic surgery. It’s not the first time in recent history that a tech company has self-imposed restrictions—but will that help keep the industry a step ahead of regulators?

Frank Ready

Frank Ready is a reporter on the tech desk at ALM Media. He can be reached at fready@alm.com.

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