privacy settings in the Instagram app provide a number of options that help you
control the security and privacy of your account. You can hide your profile and
only allow people or followers you approve to see your profile. Go to Settings
> Privacy > Account Privacy and enable "Hide My Account". You
can customize your communication settings to control how you can communicate
with people. Go to Settings > Privacy > Communication Settings and you
can limit certain people from texting you or replying to your stories. You can
adjust the story sharing settings to control who can see your stories. You can
only open your stories to your followers or specific people. Go to Settings
> Privacy > Stories and choose the sharing settings you want.
can edit the post sharing settings to control who can see your posts. Go to
Settings > Privacy > Posts and choose whether you want your new posts to
appear public by default, to followers only, or to specific people. You can
edit your tag settings to control when others tag you in their photos. Go to
Settings > Privacy > Tags and choose the tag settings you want. These
settings help you personalize your Instagram account and manage it according to
your privacy preferences.
refers to the access levels determined by the privacy settings of the accounts
on Instagram. Private accounts are accounts on Instagram that only show their
posts to followers they approve. By making an account private, your profile and
posts are only visible to your followers. This way, you can ensure that only
people you approve can access your content. Private account holders have the
authority to approve or reject follower requests.
accounts are accounts on Instagram where anyone can see your profile and posts.
Open account holders generally share their posts with a wider audience and
allow people they don't know or follow to find their accounts. Anyone can find
your profile, see your posts and follow them. This way, you can share your
account with a wider audience and increase your potential to be discovered.