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Did you know millions of hardcore porn videos are hidden on Instagram?

Instagram might have a strict no-nudity policy, but blogger Jed Ismael has found that millions of hardcore porn videos are hidden on the site under Arabic hashtags.

more lifestyle Updated: Mar 13, 2016 13:08 IST
Millions of hardcore porn videos are hidden on Instagram.
Millions of hardcore porn videos are hidden on Instagram.(Shutterstock)

Instagram might have a strict no-nudity policy, but a blogger has found that millions of hardcore porn videos are hidden on the site under Arabic hashtags.

Tech blogger and hacker Jed Ismael first came across this when he was searching with a hashtag that means ‘movies’ in Arabic. According to the techie, he discovered more than one million sex films on the website.

Watch Jed Ismael’s video here

Later, on his blog, he shared the news, “Instagram has banned certain English explicit hashtags from being showed in search. Yet users seem to find a way around the policy, by using non English terms or hashtags.”

It has also been revealed that this explicit content is easily available and can be viewed without age verification.

A screengrab of such accounts.

Instagram did not come up with an explanation as they are still investigating the whole issue.

In its community guidelines, Instagram states: “We know that there are times when people might want to share nude images that are artistic or creative in nature, but for a variety of reasons, we don’t allow nudity on Instagram.”

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