Instagram Features News
Instagram is testing a new 'reshare' sticker for Stories to make users more 'intentional' about their shares
This feature might allow users to re-think before sharing any post with their friends on the platform.
Instagram starts testing video recommendations; full screen videos coming soon: Adam Mosseri
Mosseri says that Instagram currently has four key focus areas: Creators, Video, Shopping and Messaging.
Instagram rolls out 'Discovered on Reels' playlist, music stickers and Beat dance AR filter
Instagram has also rolled out a new Beat Dance AR filter in collaboration with T-series.
Instagram now lets users add pronouns to their profile, feature currently available only in a few countries
Users who have received the feature, can add up to four pronouns, which will display next to their name on the profile.
Instagram introduces ‘Remix’ feature for reels to create interactive reels alongside another
The reels made by the remix feature will have a time limit is up to 30 seconds.
Instagram rolls out new caraousel layout for Stories feature on desktop
The new design gets an option that allows users to reply directly to the stories, similar to that on the phone.
Instagram is reportedly testing a TikTok-like feature called Reels in India
Previously rolled out in Brazil, Instagram Reels will let users record 15 seconds videos and upload them as Stories.
Instagram introduces new ‘guides' tab; recommends wellness tips for coronavirus
The feature is currently limited to wellness influencers and health organisations.
Instagram now allows uploading Live videos to IGTV: Here's how it works
Instagram will now allow users to directly share the video to IGTV from within the app, once the live is over.
Instagram is testing the ability to hide specific Stories from specific people
Currently, Instagram lets you create a list of Close Friends to share Stories with a particular group of people.
Instagram will now help you kick lame feeds off your personal newsfeed
As per the redesign, you will now see two categories: most seen in feed and least interacted with.
Instagram finally lets you send Direct Messages from the web app
The Direct Messaging feature for the web has been in testing for quite a few years now.
How to use new Slo-mo, Echo and Duo boomerang effects on Instagram
You can even trim your boomerang videos as per your convenience on Instagram now.
Instagram's new Layout feature for Stories will let you post up to six images at the same time
The feature is already rolling out and should be available to all users towards the end of this week latest.
Instagram to making alliances with fact-checkers to fight off misinformation
Instagram began working with third-party allies in the US to help identify, review and label bogus posts.
Instagram will now tell you if your captions may be considered offensive
The feature is currently rolling out to users in select countries, and it will be available for everyone in the coming months.
Instagram finally requires a user to be at least 13-year-old to create an account on the platform
Based on the date of birth, Instagram will now also show "age-appropriate" ads to its users.
Instagram is reportedly working on a redesigned IGTV Feed and Explore tab
Last week, Instagram also announced that it is now globally testing making likes private on the platform.
Instagram says it is now testing hiding likes and views with select users globally
Instagram has been testing making the likes private in several countries since July this year.
Instagram to roll out a feature that will suggest who to unfollow: Report
This Instagram feature is likely to create groups called 'Least interacted with' and 'Most shown in feed.'