Proceed with caution
Instagram is the biggest photo sharing platform in the world. It allows users to post photos and videos to personal accounts and view public content posted by other users.
Social Networking
Photo & Video

In-depth breakdown

Minimum Age Requirement
13. By default, accounts of all users ages 13-15 are set to private. Accounts of users over the age of 16 are automatically set to public, which means that anyone can view their posts or send them direct messages.
Messaging Capabillities
Instagram allows private messaging between users. It also allows disappearing messages that are visible for only a short time before being deleted. Location sharing: Instagram allows public location sharing.
Location Sharing
Instagram allows public location sharing.
Parental Controls
Instagram is introducing built-in parental controls. Apple and Android parental controls can also be used at the device level.
Instagram contains a wide variety of photo and video content, including things some parents might find inappropriate.