Instagram gets Quiet mode, updated parental tools and more

Instagram has launched a new feature called “Quiet mode” and made improvements to content and supervision tools in their latest update. Additionally, a navigation update for the platform is set to be released in February. Continue reading “Instagram gets Quiet mode, updated parental tools and more”

Instagram’s navigation update to roll out in February

According to the announcement made by Adam Mosseri, Head of Instagram, Instagram will receive a ‘Navigation update’ in February with a few minor changes to the app’s layout and the alignment of function buttons on-screen Continue reading “Instagram’s navigation update to roll out in February”

Meta introduces new privacy updates on Facebook, Instagram to protect teens

Today, Meta announced an update to protect young people from harm and said that it is working to promote safe, age-appropriate experiences for teens on Facebook and Instagram. Continue reading “Meta introduces new privacy updates on Facebook, Instagram to protect teens”

Instagram is getting ads in explore pages, profile feed

Instagram today announced new ad surfaces and tools to target more customers. It introduced ads on new surfaces and creative tools last month to help marketers create, tell their narratives, and expand their businesses. Continue reading “Instagram is getting ads in explore pages, profile feed”

Instagram rolls out sensitive content filters for teens

Instagram’s accounts are generally limited to “Standard” by default, but that will soon change for users under the age of 16, according to the Meta-owned platform. When new users under the age of 16 join the site, sensitive content will now be hidden from them by default, reducing the likelihood that they will come across potentially sensitive content. Continue reading “Instagram rolls out sensitive content filters for teens”

Instagram is testing IG Candid Challenges

Meta’s Instagram is set to launch a new feature called IG Candid Challenges soon, which will allow you to post a rear-facing photo and a selfie as stories at the same time. The feature was discovered by leaker Alessandro Paluzzi, who posted about it on Twitter. Continue reading “Instagram is testing IG Candid Challenges”

Meta rolls out new Reels tools, ‘Add Yours’ sticker to Instagram and Facebook

Meta has announced new Reels tools for Facebook and Instagram. The firm is introducing an “Add Yours” sticker feature for Reels on both the platforms. The sticker enables users to reply to other users’ Reels on a particular topic or in response to a request. You could share a Reel with an Add Yours prompt, for instance, asking people to post clips of their pets. Continue reading “Meta rolls out new Reels tools, ‘Add Yours’ sticker to Instagram and Facebook”

Instagram rolls out all new searchable map

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta, announced today that the company will give Instagram users a new map experience that can be searched and changes over time. People who use the improved map will be able to look at the most-tagged places in the area or sort the places listed by categories like restaurants, cafes, and beauty salons. Continue reading “Instagram rolls out all new searchable map”

Instagram to let users buy products directly from chats

Instagram chats, also referred to as Direct Messages (DMs), will now allow users to make purchases straightforwardly from the platform in the U.S. The Meta-owned platform stated that the feature would be supported by a limited number of qualified small businesses. After placing an order in a chat thread, the user would be able to make the payment, track the order, follow-up questions and so on from the same thread. To recall, Instagram recently introduced new tools for creators to connect with subscribers. Continue reading “Instagram to let users buy products directly from chats”

Instagram introduces new tools for creators to connect with subscribers

Instagram is launching more features today to expand the experience, after getting off to a slow start with premium subscriptions for creators earlier this year. The platform wants to be “the best place online for creators to make a living,” according to Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri, and the new additions are a direct result of input from creators who took part in the early round of subscriptions. Continue reading “Instagram introduces new tools for creators to connect with subscribers”

Instagram India introduces ‘1 Minute Music’ tracks for Reels

Instagram today introduced a new musical property, “1 Minute Music,” which is a collection of music songs and films accessible exclusively on its network for usage on Reels or Stories. Continue reading “Instagram India introduces ‘1 Minute Music’ tracks for Reels”

Instagram to begin testing NFTs starting this week

Collectors and creators of non-fungible tokens, also known as “NFTs” will soon be able to show off their creations on Instagram. “Similar functionality” is coming to Facebook, according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who confirmed this in a press statement. Continue reading “Instagram to begin testing NFTs starting this week”