How to See All of the Data Instagram Has on You


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Instagram is the place to share your photos, and just like most social networks, it keeps tabs on some weird and wonderful things. Have you ever wondered what kinds of things it tracks? Here’s how to see it all.

Most social networks collect data; it helps them tailor the experience to our needs. Search histories let them offer up posts that we more likely to want to see, and yes, hone ads so that we only see those we’re more likely to interact with. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, and what’s most interesting is when we get to see behind the curtain. After all, it’s not often that this kind of data is so readily available.

Instagram makes it possible to see all of the data it has collected on you, and it’s all stored in one single place. Less usefully, you can’t find any of it in the Instagram app itself, and even though you might be forgiven for forgetting Instagram has a web presence, that’s where you need…

Sasha Harriet

Sasha Harriet

As content editor, I get to do what I love everyday. Tweet, share and promote the best content our tools find on a daily basis.

I have a crazy passion for #music, #celebrity #news & #fashion! I'm always out and about on Twitter.
Sasha Harriet

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