The photo-sharing app Snapchat has come under fire after images showing a dead dinosaur were shared on Instagram.
In a post posted to Snapchat’s official account, the app said that it has “learned” about the incident and is taking the issue “very seriously”.
“Our community has been impacted by a rare incident that has been reported to us,” Snapchat said in a statement.
“We are working with the local authorities to determine the facts of this incident.
Snapchat is committed to improving our user experience and working with our local communities to help them learn more about this issue.”
In a separate post on its official blog, Snapchat said it had “learn[ed] from this incident and will be working with local authorities as soon as possible to resolve it”.
The app said it would be contacting local authorities in India and working to investigate the matter.
“This is not the first time that Snapchat has been contacted about a similar issue,” the post said.
“We have since removed all of our posts that contained images of dead dinosaurs in India.”
Snapchat said it was working with its local communities and is making a “commitment to improving the experience for everyone” in India.
The app has recently become popular with people in India who want to share their favourite photos and videos with their friends.