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I Was Ridiculed on Instagram. Here’s What I Learned

(Bloomberg) -- A few months ago, Bloomberg Technology's Adam Satariano found an unflattering video of himself going viral on Instagram. Someone had filmed him riding the train, furiously typing on his phone. That discovery and his quest to get the video deleted got Adam thinking about the changing nature of online privacy. This week on Decrypted, we meet the man behind SubwayCreatures, the popular Instagram account that briefly featured the video of Adam. As internet companies face growing pressure to police more of what's on their platforms, Adam and Aki Ito ask: do we want these businesses to become the editors of our digital lives?

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To contact the authors of this story: Adam Satariano in London at asatariano1@bloomberg.net, Aki Ito in San Francisco at aito16@bloomberg.net.

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