Instagram Recommends Me Sex Posts “Based On People I Follow”

I am still a relative newcomer to Instagram. When trying to look for interesting images and other photographers, I use Instagram’s search tab regularly. By default, Instagram’s search function will return you a list of recommended images that are any one of “popular now”, “based on images I liked”, “based on people I follow”, etc. A fairly logical algorithm to identify images a user might be interested in. Then one fine day, I beheld a sex advertisement in my search results:

Screenshot_2015-10-19-17-12-27-editNote the image highlighted in red…

Now that is interesting. Continue reading “Instagram Recommends Me Sex Posts “Based On People I Follow””