According to The Verge, the mod will have the ability to report comments, remove viewers from the stream, as well as turn off comments for a specific viewer.
Instagram notes that creators can assign a moderator by tapping the three dots in the comment bar during Live. From there, they can choose a moderator from a list of suggested accounts or use the search bar to search for a specific account.
According to The Verge, Live has been around since 2016, and with that in mind, it’s a bit shocking that Instagram has just started supporting moderators for its streams. (ANI)
Moderation is needed on other live streaming platforms such as Twitch and YouTube, where comments can quickly turn bad.
First published:March 14, 2022, 7:09 pm