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How to Optimize Your Instagram Stories for Engagement
Mar14

How to Optimize Your Instagram Stories for Engagement

Where attention spans are shorter than ever, mastering the art of Instagram Stories can make all the difference for individuals and businesses alike. With over a billion monthly users, Instagram has become a powerhouse platform for sharing moments, connecting with audiences, and building brands. But with millions of Stories posted every day, how can you ensure yours stand out and drive engagement? Here are some savvy strategies to...

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Instagram could soon add a file-sharing option on DM
Mar13

Instagram could soon add a file-sharing option on DM

A new option that will enable users to share files on DM is on the card. What that means is that you will soon be able to send and receive files from your contacts while using the direct message feature. The test was discovered by reliable app researcher, Alessandro Paluzzi. The upcoming feature, according to Paluzzi, will let you send a file to a contact as an attachment in DM. This only makes sense because Meta, the parent company,...

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Instagram launches new DM updates
Mar06

Instagram launches new DM updates

Instagram has launched some new DM features, including message editing and pinned chats. These are key additions and part of Meta’s plans to encourage messaging on the platform. “Today, we are excited to announce a number of new DM features to help you better connect with friends, making your messaging experience more flexible and enjoyable. People connect daily on Instagram through posts and stories, but especially privately through...

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Instagram has added new in-stream safety alerts to protect users from scams
Mar01

Instagram has added new in-stream safety alerts to protect users from scams

Instagram has recently introduced new in-stream safety alerts to help users avoid scammers, who are one of the platform’s biggest problems. The updates include new alerts if you get tagged or mentioned by an account that you do not follow in the app, as well as new warnings when such dubious scam profiles try to connect. Instagram, in a statement, said: “If an account that we suspect is impersonating an individual or business or...

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Instagram is testing a new Friend Map element
Feb28

Instagram is testing a new Friend Map element

Instagram is reportedly testing a new “Friend Map” feature, which will be displayed in the app. The map feature is Instagram’s version of Snap Map, which was launched a couple of years ago. According to a screenshot posted by app researcher Alessandro Paluzzi, the new Instagram’s Map feature will allow you to see where your friends are and where you have been, with all posts and Stories tagged with a location added to the map display....

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Instagram adds People You Follow filter to DM
Feb19

Instagram adds People You Follow filter to DM

Credit: Social Media Today Instagram has added a new DM filter, which will help creators filter messages to only allow direct messages from people they follow. The new “People you follow” option, which has now been added, will enable you to prioritize DMs from only the profiles that you have chosen to follow. Here is how Instagram chief Adam Mosseri explained it: “We’re adding a filter for people you follow because maybe you DM a lot...

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