Users who currently have access to the swipe-up functionality will be able to start adding links using a sticker on their stories starting 30 August.
Twitter will remove its Instagram Stories-like Fleets on 3 August because 'it's working on some new stuff'
Twitter Fleets is an Instagram Stories-like ephemeral feature, that appears on the top of a user's feed, and posts on it disappear in 24 hours.
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's Exclusive Stories will reportedly be similar to Twitter Super Follows service which will allow users to subscribe to different handles for exclusive content.
Instagram won't be banning or hiding such stories but won't get a push and may not appear on the Reels feed of the app.
As of now, users can look through the stories with left/right swipes or taps on the left or right side of the screen.
The new design gets an option that allows users to reply directly to the stories, similar to that on the phone.
A company spokesperson confirmed the test of the new look and said that it has started to appear to a 'small group' of Instagram users in December.
Social media users said Cardi B's sneaker campaign which borrows from the depiction of Hindu gods and goddesses is cultural appropriation.
This new sticker will help increase awareness and visibility for businesses that are trying to get back on track during trying times.
The new feature is part of Instagram's ongoing work to connect users with accurate information.
Currently, Instagram lets you create a list of Close Friends to share Stories with a particular group of people.
People can respond to them, but the replies show up as direct messages to the original tweeter, not as a public response.
The feature is already rolling out and should be available to all users towards the end of this week latest.
Instagram will reportedly soon launch a new Layout mode in Stories with options for six different grid layouts.
Reels will allow Instagram users to create 15-second video clips and share them in Stories.
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Facebook discontinued the exact feature from the platform on 26 September.
The feature is reportedly called Clips and Instagram has been working on its since July.
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