Instagram features

Want to hide Instagram posts? Here’s how to do it without deleting them

 However, there may come a moment when you want to delete these posts from your profile but they are too excellent to delete.

Dec 31, 2021, 13:15 PM IST

Instagram Update: Now users can reply to comments with reels; here's how to do it

Users cannot create Reels based on comments left on their images or other videos, or comments left on other people's Reels.

Dec 14, 2021, 17:01 PM IST

Instagram unveils playback feature in 2021: Here’s how to use it

Instagram has started displaying a banner at the top of users' feeds with a button that allows them to curate tales from their archives.

Dec 11, 2021, 18:24 PM IST

Instagram Update: Users can now delete a single photo from a carousel

The move comes four years after Instagram introduced the carousel option, which allowed users to share up to ten photographs and videos in a single post for the first time. 

Nov 22, 2021, 19:42 PM IST

Now Instagram users can schedule IG Live: Here’s how to do it

 Instagram Live, for those unfamiliar, allows users to broadcast live videos to their followers via Instagram Stories.

Oct 16, 2021, 09:19 AM IST

Instagram tests a feature that will soon alert users about in-app outages

Instagram announced in a blog post that the test will take place in the United States for a few months

Oct 12, 2021, 18:13 PM IST

Instagram to remove swipe-up feature on 30 August

This feature was already under testing mode since June and it might also allow any Instagram user to share a link on the platform.

Aug 24, 2021, 17:53 PM IST

Instagram Tips: Here's how to mute a contact on the photo-sharing app

Meanwhile, Instagram comes with loads of features that enhance the user experience.One such feature allows users to mute a contact whose posts they don’t want to see.

Aug 14, 2021, 13:05 PM IST

THIS new Instagram filter censors its creators work

The sensitivity filter, which was introduced by Instagram, allows people to set limits around how much potentially sensitive content they might see on their `Explore` page. The feature is supposed to filter out things like self-harm content, and it`s turned on by default.

Jul 25, 2021, 17:19 PM IST

Instagram in trouble again, accused of promoting racism with THIS filter

Meanwhile, some of the videos also showed that creators are disgusted by the fact that their skin tone is dark and they are doing everything possible to wipe out that colour as if it is some kind of dirt that immediately needs to get removed. 

Jul 24, 2021, 17:42 PM IST

Instagram user? Here’s how to change or reset your Explore feed

Meanwhile, these suggestions appear in the Instagram Explore section. Suggestions can be useful but then it also stops users from exploring new things and diverse content.

Jul 11, 2021, 16:28 PM IST

'Instagram won’t be just a photo-sharing app', says head of Instagram Adam Mosseri

Mosseri further revealed that one of the many ways to evolve is by starting to hand out more recommendations. He was hinting towards the recently tested feature “Suggested Posts.”

Jul 02, 2021, 12:28 PM IST

Instagram to let users post from desktop with THIS feature

The test is not available to everyone and it only allows users to create posts for the main feed. The new test feature is Instagram`s latest desktop product after the platform added the ability to view stories on the web in 2017 and added direct messaging to desktop late last year. 

Jun 25, 2021, 15:16 PM IST

Here’s how Instagram decides which post photo, video or story you see first

Instagram Feed and Stories are such features of the platform where people want to see the content in terms of photos and videos posted by the near and dear ones. On the other hand, Explore was made particularly to discover new things which basically comes from the Insta accounts that you follow.

Jun 11, 2021, 23:19 PM IST

Instagram unveils a new feature, will show Live videos, Reels statistics on iOS

The new feature will allow creators to better understand their performances online. With the new insights data in place, users will be able to see how many plays, likes, comments, saves, and shares their short-form Reel videos get and how many accounts they reach, Engadget reported.

May 25, 2021, 22:12 PM IST

THIS Instagram bug removes ‘Select Multiple’ photos option on iOS app: Here’s how you can fix it

On iOS, this particular feature seems to have disappeared and it looks that Instagram has got a bug with its latest update. Instagram took to Twitter to announce that some iOS users are currently facing trouble accessing the Select Multiple features. However, Android users aren’t affected at all. 

May 22, 2021, 20:18 PM IST

Instagram unveils new features: Here’s how to multi delete comments and block people

Besides this, Instagram users can now block as many people as they like on the platform. Also, if a user blocks someone, they won't be notified, but any comments they have posted before blocking them won't be removed. And, users would need to do that manually.  

May 17, 2021, 22:30 PM IST

Here’s how Instagram users can add pronouns to their profile

The feature enables users to display their gender identities on their Instagram profiles. Instagram took to Twitter to announce the new feature and it said that the photo-sharing platform can add up to four pronouns on their Instagram profiles. Check the steps to add pronouns that you need to follow.

May 15, 2021, 18:20 PM IST

Now Instagram will soon let users post from its website

The interface has been tweaked with a preview of the content next to the publishing options. Users will also find options to crop the image, apply filters and set a description. The company recently announced to let users add up to four pronouns to their profiles, which they can then display publicly or only to their followers.

May 15, 2021, 17:34 PM IST

Can you check DMs on Instagram without being 'seen'?

Whenever a person checks the messages on Instagram, it is marked as ‘seen’ whereas WhatsApp comes with a feature that allows to turn off read receipts. But, now there are two ways-temporary and permanent solutions which allow one to check DMs without it being marked as “seen”. 

May 08, 2021, 18:44 PM IST