Instagram has had the ability to direct message other folks on the platform for quite some time, but now the feature is getting a bit more helpful in letting you know who’s actually available to talk.
Instagram continues to add new features for its Stories feature, which has become the most popular element of the social network.
Instagram Stories is one of the best storytelling tools we have right now. It’s just a 15-second clip but using text and GIFs, you can do a lot more with it. But on the other hand, it’s quite limited. The 15-second limit can be frustrating sometimes, especially when the video you want to share is 30 seconds long. What do you do? It’s quite simple really. Just cut the video into 15-second sections.
Back in May, it was confirmed that Instagram was planning on launching a new feature that would allow users to quickly discover if they’ve seen all of the content they’d want to in their feed.
Back in May, a report surfaced that suggested Instagram was working on an idea to bring music to Stories, basically adding even more content to what’s already become one of the platform’s most popular features.
It has been more than a month since Instagram announced a whole host of new features for the social platform, and now they are finally seeing the light of day.
One-handed use of a smartphone is an important aspect, it’s one of the reasons manufacturers are whittling down bezels — so they can offer more screen real estate in a device that’s still easy to hold in one hand.
Instagram on Thursday announced a small, but probably not insignificant change to the way that sharing Stories works.
Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, continues to make tweaks to its timeline feature after rolling out the algorithm-based feed not too long ago. And the changes put individual users closer to the driver’s seat.
Companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook have been called upon to help decrease addiction to technology and apps, and it looks like some companies are trying to help in certain ways.