See how Instagram promoted pages glorifying eating disorders to teen accounts

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Sen. Blumenthal’s office conducted an experiment where it registered an account as belonging to a 13-year-old girl, followed some exercise and dieting accounts, and was quickly served by Instagram’s algorithms with increasingly extreme content promoting eating disorders. CNN recreated the experiment and correspondent Donie O’Sullivan reports on the findings.

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