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Instagram starts testing a new feature that lets you leave a note for your followers

Instagram has been hard at work testing a host of new features this month. In the last few weeks alone, the image-sharing platform has introduced the ability to share YouTube Music to Instagram Stories and tested a new monetization tool for creators, a repost feature, and an updated UI with no Shop tab. In addition,...

Instagram’s latest test removes the Shop tab for some users

Instagram is always evolving, for better or for worse, and it looks like in its most recent test, the platform is making changes to the navigation bar, removing the Shop tab for some users. Users that can see the change have reported that the Shop tab has now been replaced by a Notifications tab. While Instagram has...

Instagram’s upcoming ‘Nudity protection’ feature will automatically cover objectionable photos in chats

Instagram is testing a new feature that will automatically cover up unsolicited nudes in your DMs. The feature, aptly named Nudity protection, is currently in development, but it should roll out to users in the coming weeks. First spotted by app developer and reverse engineer Alessandro Paluzzi, Instagram's Nudity protection feature will use on-device technology to...

Instagram is internally testing “Gifts,” a new monetization tool for its creators

Sometimes, you just want to give your favorite creator a little more than just a view or a like, and some platforms have created a way for you to do that through a tip or donate system. While there were early reports about Instagram working on such a feature, Meta has now officially confirmed that...

You can now share YouTube Music to your Instagram Stories

If you've been dying to share your YouTube Music hits and playlists with people that follow you on Instagram, your time has finally arrived, as the feature is now rolling out to users with the latest update of YouTube Music for Android. Previously, YouTube Music updated its apps to allow users to share music to Snapchat....

Instagram will soon begin testing a new repost feature

By now, it's no surprise when a company "borrows" features from another platform to make it its own. We have seen it time and time again, and every time it just gets more and more blatant. With that said, Instagram is working on a new feature that will allow users to repost Reels or Instagram...

Instagram will begin testing a potentially powerful content filtering tool

Instagram has been busy as of late, adding lots of new features to its platform. While the company currently does have a way to customize what ends up on the Explore page, it doesn't have a precise way to refine the images and videos that pop up daily. Thankfully, the firm has announced that it is...

Instagram fixes Reels audio bug allowing iOS users to export video without issue

A little over a week ago, iOS Instagram users encountered a bug that removed sound from downloaded Reels video clips. This is probably something that wouldn't normally cause too much of an uproar, but apparently, many TikTok and social media video creators rely on Instagram's editing tools to create their videos. Thankfully, the issue has...

Instagram updates sensitive content filters for teens

A couple months ago, Instagram made changes to its sensitive content filters, changing the existing labels to “More,” “Standard,” and “Less.” This change was meant to make it easier for users to understand, so that they could make better choices. By default Instagram sets its accounts to "Standard" but that's now going to change for...

Instagram is internally testing a BeReal competitor

Nowadays, it's only a matter of time before an established company "borrows" features from a competitor. This is particularly true when it comes to social media apps. We have seen this trend explode in recent years, and now it looks like Instagram is back at it again. Leaker Alessandro Paluzzi has shared some images that show...

Instagram Reels for iOS is currently broken, but a fix is coming

Instagram Reels currently has a little problem; you might have noticed it if you are an iOS user. It was recently reported that the audio from the clip would disappear when downloading an edited clip on an iPhone. Unfortunately, this caused a bit of an issue for those that like to edit and export their...

Instagram updates Reels with “Add Yours” sticker support, attributions, and more

Instagram users are getting a new update. This time the company is focusing its efforts on Reels, introducing new features that could help content creators boost their reach. The update will also bring access to Reels insights, giving users more information about the content that they share and create. With the new update, Reels users will...