Instagram Now Lets You Share Feed Posts to Stories
Instagram today made it possible to share feed posts directly to stories. The latest version of the app includes tools that make it easy to share a post published in your feed to your own story as a sticker where your friends and followers can see and interact with it. Posts shared to stories will display the original poster's username and a link so viewers can see the original post and learn more about the original poster. Instagram says users can only share posts from public accounts, and users who don't want their posts shared in others' stories can opt out. The new Instagram is available for Android devices today and will reach iOS devices in the coming days.
Instagram Ups Its Sticker Game
Apr 13, 2017
Instagram today rolled out new sticker tools meant to help people be more creative in their posts and stories. First up is the ability to turn your selfie into its own sticker.
Instagram Debuts Emoji Slider Sticker for Fun Polling
May 10, 2018
Instagram today rolled out what it calls the emoji slider sticker. The idea behind this internative sticker is to let people provide more nuanced responses to poll questions.
Friend Tag You In an Instagram Post? Now You Can Share It
Jun 7, 2018
Instagram today introduced a new feature it calls @mention sharing that lets people share the posts in which they are tagged. "When someone mentions you in their story, you receive a notification in your Direct message thread with that person," explained Instagram.
Google's AMP Stories Let Web Publishers Tell Tap-Through Stories with Photos and Videos
Feb 13, 2018
Google today announced a preview of AMP stories, a new tool for creators to bring content to the mobile web in a new and engaging way. AMP stories were inspired by the likes of Snapchat and Instagram, which both offer people the ability to tell on-going, ephemeral stories that others swipe through.