Instagram on the Web

Privacy & Settings

If your posts are set to public, anyone will be able to see your profile by visiting instagram.com/[your username] on the web.

If your posts are set to private, your photos will be visible to people logged into Instagram who you've approved to follow you.

Learn more about adjusting your privacy settings. The privacy settings you set on mobile are the same as your privacy settings on the web.

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If your account is public, anyone can like or comment on your photos and videos. If you want to prevent specific people from liking or commenting on your posts, you can block them.

If your account is private, only the people you've approved as followers will be able to like or comment on your photos and videos.

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Your profile will be indexed on the web, but search engines aren't allowed to index your photos.

If you have questions about your profile in search listings, you'll have to contact the specific search engine’s support team:

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