When we’re scrolling through photos on social media, it’s sometimes hard to tell what’s been edited. But would a disclaimer stating the post had been filtered or modified help improve users’ self-esteem? A new law in Norway is coming into force that will mean social media influencers can’t post modified photos without declaring what they’ve done. The rule will affect any paid posts across all social media platforms as part of an effort to “reduce body pressure” among young people. Influencers are speaking up about this new law, and many are in support. Madeline Pederson, 26, is an Instagram influencer in Norway; she said “The worst part is, I don’t even know if the other girls I looked up to did edit their photos or not. That’s why we need answers -- we need this law.”

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