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Instagram is testing “Latest Post”—something similar to Chronological feed
Feb14

Instagram is testing “Latest Post”—something similar to Chronological feed

Could the dream of millions of Instagram users about to come true? The picture sharing app is reportedly testing a new feature called “Latest Post” that is still being tested. The feature, which looks very much like Chronological feed was spotted by reliable tipster Jane Manchun Wong. Wong as usual took to her Twitter page to post the new feature, which I must confess looks similar to the much desired Chronological feed. The...

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Instagram is testing a video trimmer feature for Stories
Feb10

Instagram is testing a video trimmer feature for Stories

A video trimmer feature is long overdue—it is one tool a lot of users have been asking for. The good news is that a tool within the Instagram app that will allow you to trim your videos before posting them to your stories is now being tested. This is one feature that will go a long way to help you adjust the size of your videos before being posted. It is an overdue one because you can find such feature when using TikTok. Instagram is...

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Instagram is finally letting IGTV creators make money with ads
Feb07

Instagram is finally letting IGTV creators make money with ads

Finally, there is a chance that IGTV creators could start making money with ads on Instagram. This is coming close to two years since the long-form video hub was launched by the Facebook-owned app. This piece of information was confirmed to TechCrunch by the company. Instagram said it has internally designed an Instagram Partner Program that will give creators the opportunity to earn money by showing ads along with their videos on the...

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Instagram is testing some new DM emoji reactions
Jan31

Instagram is testing some new DM emoji reactions

Instagram is testing a couple of new direct message emoji reactions. The test, according to reliable reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong, is currently being tested by Twitter’s internal employees. At this state however, non-employees will only see the “heart” response since test is still only at the primary stage. Instagram has been testing the emojis for a while now, but the truth according to Jane is that we may have to wait a bit...

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Instagram is testing DM on the web
Jan15

Instagram is testing DM on the web

Finally, you will be able to chat with your followers on your web browser on Instagram. The Facebook owned ephemeral photo sharing app began testing the new feature with a handful of users, which was first reported by TechCrunch a year ago. In a tweet on Tuesday announcing the test, Instagram chief Adam Mosseri said: “For those of you into your DMs, today we start to test Direct on desktop web. Now, it’s only a small percentage of...

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Instagram could son let you choose who can mention you
Jan11

Instagram could son let you choose who can mention you

Instagram is working a new option that will let users choose who can mention them. This is another effort geared towards making the platform safe for everyone. The feature could be very useful when it comes to protecting users on the platform from being harassed. The feature was spotted by reliable tipster Jane Manchun Wong. As usual, she posted a screenshot of the upcoming feature, which shows three different options including:...

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