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Instagram Takes Off The Swipe-Up Feature From Stories

Instagram has dramatically transformed the world of the internet. Since its inception over a decade ago, it has become one of the most popular social media apps. With over a billion active users, including celebrities and politicians, the app brought Influencers into being. If you are among the hashtag generation, then you might have blue-ticked people on your following list. These people with a substantial follower base get more than just tons of likes on their posts. One of the privileges is being able to put links to their stories.

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Instagram To Show Photos And Videos To Improve Search

Instagram has dramatically changed the world of the internet. Since its inception over a decade ago, it has become one of the most popular social media apps. With over a billion active users, including celebrities and politicians, the app brought Influencers into being. Unless you live under a rock, you must have witnessed or are a part of the Double Tapping generation. Instagram announced a new search system for its mobile app earlier this week. It will give you the option to search using photos and videos aside from the usual accounts, hashtags, and places.

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Instagram Rolls Out Anti-Abuse Features

We live in an era of technology where the internet has brought people from all niches and ideologies under one umbrella. It has been a ray of sunshine and hope- a safe place for people with diverse interests and propensities to share their stories and opinions. While all of this is true, we cannot deny the fact that another side to this coin exists in the form of online bullying and harassment. The vision of a safe online space is far from sight, but social media sites are persistently trying to improve the scenario. Taking a step in this regard, Instagram has rolled out anti-bullying features to be implemented on its app across all platforms.

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Instagram Now Made The Auto-Caption Feature Available In Stories

Instagram has brought forth a new feature. This is a captions sticker feature that will interpret the speech present in the videos. This will for now, be available in “English and English-speaking countries”. But it will soon be available in other countries and languages too. Instagram has also said that they will be testing this feature in Reels too.

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New Tool Coming Up For Instagram Influencers

Good news for the brands and influencers. Facebook-owned Instagram is now making a marketplace where brands can directly come in touch with influencers who they want for promotion of their brand products.

In a live video on Instagram, CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and Instagram head Adam Mosseri made this announcement. Mosseri said, “Branded content is the economic engine behind the creator ecosystem. Matchmaking is something we can add a lot of value for.”

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You Can Now Filter Out Abusive DMs On Instagram

Instagram has launched a new feature wherein users can stop seeing abusive messages. They can filter offensive words, phrases, and even emojis and this is how they can stop viewing abusive messages.

On Wednesday, the company has said that not only this filter option for direct messages but they will also be making it difficult for a user’s blocked contacts to contact them through a new account.

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Instagram Introduces New Features To Combat COVID-19 Misinformation

An announcement was made by Instagram that it will be releasing new features to help combat COVID-19 misinformation: a link will be seen by users in areas with surging cases to their local health authority at the very top of their feed along with vaccination information will also be directed to credible health sources. Read More