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How old should you be to get an instagram?

my sister is almost 9. she would only use it to take cool photos. her profile page would be private with only people she knows being able to follow her. and she she would only follow people she knows too. she is very responsible and stuff. should we let her get one?

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There is no age limit for getting instogram. This app is great for photographers as it helps one improve their photographing skills. It is especially good for aspiring photographers like your sister. You should let your sister acquire it especially since you say that she is responsible.

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there is an age limit of 13
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not a good idea.. my sisters are 9&10 and ive already been blocked twice.. for no reason? I've seen what they do, they are great kids do great in school.. do sports but i don't agree with them being on there. other kids say inappropriate things. Definitely wouldn't be on there if they were my kids. NOT Good

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no! It seems that there is no age limit but actually if you read the term and conditions you have to be 13. Also instagram is owned by facebook. I had instagram and one day i arrived at school and we were all called into the classroom and they said that you have to be legally 13 to get instagram. I was shocked and went straight home and deleted ym account. To delete an account you just have to go to google and type how to delete a instagram a ccoutn and it will come with a website that takes you through all the steps you have to go through. So its a NO from me , a big no

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Maybe depends on the age to me. My daughter is 12 and she just made one without my approval but there is just a few cussing involved but come on, kids will learn to cuss soon enough but as long they dont say it in the house and online is fine with me. 12 is pretty good or 11 because that's when they start middle school so everywhere they look is bad words.

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i agree completly
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I'm 12 years old and I won't a Instagram but my parents think its not for kids my age but I read this wed page with my mom and it said I had to be 13 teen to get a Instagram and that was 5 months ago and I'm turning 13teen in march Nexted year!can you please help me!!??
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You legally have to be 13 but kids dont read the terms and conditions. For example, kids who are like 7 and up have Facebook and Twitter accounts. Plus parents even help them create accounts with fake names and ages. So technically, no but there are a lot of other websites like Instagram for kids 8 and up. all you have to do is look around but if your one who doesnt really care, then I guess you could let her.

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i think she will be fine with one cuz shes responsable if she wasnt id say no cuz she might cruse so i say yes

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I am eleven and I have Instagram. As long as u only follow people you know and only let people you know follow you and make sure your account is private then Instagram is safe and fine.

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you don't have 2 be a certain age it is very fun though!!!!!!!!!!!! :p








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Yes!!!she is responsible so sure :)

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No, Instagram is not something I would suggest to someone their age. It all depends on either you watch what she is doing and make sure she doesnt do anything wrong then yeah okay. But I wouldn`t suggest something such as Instagram to a 9 year old girl. 9 year olds are extremely vulnerable to inappropriate things. I would suggest that you let her have a Instagram account at the age of 13. (The age is advised on the website in the terms of conditions).

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I think you should be around 8 to have Instagram or a lower age would have to be very responsible

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I think 10 and up because some people are very innappropriate about what they say and what they post but you can block and report them so I think the age limit should be 10

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age limmet is 10 im on it and there are three year olds on there

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i think around 12? that's a responsible age :D

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I think a great age to have a Instagram account is age 13. Because you will learn this stuff really bad stuff in books later on .because schools think you can handle it so I think it be a perfect thing to be introduced to it.but not to be on purpose and to be entertaining that way and you have to have parents permission if you're younger than the certain age they want you to be having that Instagram account. because they want you to have protection from the things your supposed to learn later in life. If they do say yes and you're only 12 you need to only follow people you know it is fun to follow a lot of people but it also isn't safe at the same time

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10 is a bit early.Maybe wait till middle school when they are 11.by then all you hear are curse words.But if you want to start at 10 make sure to keep it private and only follow people you know.So I would say okay but keep a close eye on them the first year.

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I think since she's really responsible,she will only use it for cool photos,and she will be a private user it could be OK.Since she will only let her friends follow her and she will only follow her friends.But on the other hand,you should still keep in mind that she's only 9 and that does go against the rule of how old you have to be to get instagram.But as she gets older she will learn to be responsible and she can then become a public user.I think if she really wants it you could let her try it and if it doesn't go well,you can delete the account.It could actually work out well so you should try because you never really know how something is until you try it out.

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on the app store it states 12+
and twelve year olds would be responsible and probably already know curse words
just let your child follow their friends and make sure you can view there account so maybe get one too and make them add you as a friend that way you can manage what the do and can make sure they stay safe

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So I'm eleven but really mature and I had an Instagram but my mom made me delete it because I had so many followers that I didn't even know so if your struggling to keep and Instagram that your parents will approve of then only follow good and appropriate people you know and only let them follow you.Its all about followers and who your following before you let someone follow you or you follow them look at there account and what they post if it's good and appropriate stuff then you have all the rights to continue on following them and letting them follow you and keep your account private.

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I think 11 should be the age where you can get it as long as you keep it Private and don't follow random people and don't let random people follow you

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I am twelve if you have the right privacy settings its fine i have Facebook also instgram and snapchat if your mature whats the problem.just know not to post to much about yourself

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