Instagram rolls out Notes, Candid Stories, and Group Profiles

Final up to date: December 14th, 2022 at 05:52 UTC+01:00

Standard social media platform, Instagram, has introduced a bunch of latest options for Android customers. Instagram’s guardian firm, Meta, introduced in an official weblog publish that it’s including Notes, Candid Tales, and Group Profiles, giving its customers extra methods to remain linked to their family and friends utilizing totally different codecs.

The Instagram ‘Notes’ characteristic is a brand new means of sharing your ideas on the platform. Customers can share no matter they need within the type of textual content (as much as 60 characters) and emojis. With a purpose to use the Instagram Notes characteristic, it’s essential to head to your inbox, choose any of your followers or shut buddies and publish it. Just like Tales, Notes will likely be seen for twenty-four hours and displayed on high of your inbox. Viewers’ responses will seem in DMs.

One other attention-grabbing characteristic is ‘Candid Tales.’ This characteristic is underneath testing, and it’ll notify customers to take an image of what they’re doing in the meanwhile. The candid pictures will solely be seen to those that additionally share their very own Candid Tales. In case you are not a fan of this characteristic, you’ll be able to flip it off underneath Settings. Meta plans to roll out Candid Tales for Fb quickly.

Instagram has added ‘Group Profiles’ the place individuals can be a part of this new sort of profile and share posts/tales with their buddies. The content material of this group will solely be shared with the group and never along with your followers. You possibly can create a brand new Group Profile by tapping the plus (+) icon and deciding on Group Profiles.

Instagram can also be testing the ‘Collaborative Collections’ characteristic that can enable customers to attach with buddies “over their shared pursuits by saving posts to a collaborative assortment in your group or 1:1 DMs.” Options which can be underneath testing will roll out very quickly, whereas different options are already reside.