Instagram has been criticised after adding a feature to its app that reveals which way people have v
Users can add a poll when adding a picture to their Instagram "story", and can see what their followers choose. Many users said they did not realise their choice would be visible to the poll instigator, and some said they had made embarrassing mistakes. Instagram said users were warned that their vote would not be anonymous, the first time they engaged with a poll.
It also announced on its blog, however not every Instagram user will have read it.
Some people said they had cast questionable votes on polls, such as "Do I look cute?" or "Do you like my art?" without realising their choice would be shared.