Instagram is currently testing many new features. One of the most exciting being a regram button on Instagram Currently Facebook has a "share" button while Twitter has a “retweet” buttons for in-app sharing of content, Instagram users have had to resort to using third party apps to repost content. This will improve the process of sharing images and videos on Instagram.
On Tuesday, Instagram the popular photo sharing app announced that users will now be able to follow specific hashtags on Instagram. What does this mean to you? You can now follow hashtags that interest you the same as they would follow a user profile.
Did you know that you can now archive expired stories on Instagram? This is a new update that Instagram recently introduced. All stories will now be automatically saved into a new private stories archives which lets users experience them again.
As we know, the year is coming to an end and Instagram users have started posting their "#bestnine2017" collages. 2017bestnine.com is a site that creates these collages. Simply type in your username into the Instagram ID box on the site. You don't have to login and the website will automatically find the nine most liked Instagram pictures posted this year.
Since Instagram is accessed primarily on mobile devices this can be tricky to determine since users can take a quick peek at their Instagram feed at anytime and anywhere. This makes it harder to determine viewing and interaction habits vs other social networking sites. Take into consideration these two major factors that will affect your own best time to post:
Here is a Q& A with our founder of Instafamed Paulina (@sheispaulina): Hi Paulina, how long did it take you to get almost a million Instagram followers? I joined Instagram two years ago. When I first joined I had no idea what Instagram was really about and didn't post often. After a year I really started to be active on Instagram and posted more frequently. At this point more followers started to engage with me and it was sort of a "domino effect" from there.
Did you know that according to recent Instagram blog post, people miss on average 70 percent of their feeds. With rapid growth within the last two years, it is becoming more difficult to keep up with your Instagram feed. What does this mean to you? You may be missing posts because they are getting buried in your feed. Instagram wants to show you the moments that you care about most to improve your Instagram experience. How does this look like?
Did you know that you can now add multiple Instagram accounts to switch back and forth without having to log out and log back in? Instagram just announced that you can now add up to 5 Instagram accounts and quickly switch between them without having to log out and log back in. Good news is that both Android and iOS are included in this 7.15 version update that is available in the App Store and the Google Play Store.
Instagram has skyrocketed to over 300 million monthly active users in the last five years. Did you know that Instagram has a much higher engagement ratio in comparison to other social networks? In fact Instagram's ratio of interactions to followers was 140 times greater than Twitter according to Forrester research. How can you participate in the conversation on Instagram?
This afternoon, Instagram experienced some technical difficulties according to the company they said there was a bug in the system and that everyone’s account is fine. This did not stop the frenzy of 400 million plus users to go to Twitter to vent that their Instagram accounts have been hacked or compromised.