Instagram apologizes to Nigerians for incorrectly flagging down posts in support of #EndSARS campaign as “false information”

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American photo and video sharing social networking service, Instagram has apologized to Nigerians for incorrectly flagging down posts in support of #EndSARS as “false information.”

During the week, several Instagram users took to their respective accounts to react in anger after their posts aimed at spreading awareness about the #EndSARS campaign were flagged down as “false information.”

In a statement released via their Twitter page, the ‘facebook-owned’ social media platform admitted that they incorrectly flagged down posts in support of #EndSARS and apologised to Nigerians for the error.

The statement read:

“Yesterday our systems were incorrectly flagging content in support of #EndSARS, and marking posts as false. We are deeply sorry for this. The issue has now been resolved, and we apologize for letting our community down in such a time of need.”

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