Instagram is one of the most popular social media platform across the Globe. In this article there is a list of top 15 Instagram features that you can experiment with. Earlier this interpersonal Organization was mainly used as a photo and video sharing platform but with time the platform has developed much more useful and interesting features to make the app more useful.
Instagram has enhanced its app with a wide range of user friendly features. All its features are very helpful which shows the evolution of social media. Here we will be discussing about certain features those are very popular among the users and worth trying.
List of top 15 Instagram features
- QR Codes
- Disappearing DMs
- Pin Comments
- Mute Post/Stories
- Follow hashtags
- Archive posts or stories
- Professional dashboard
- Live room
‘Instagram Reels’ are the most viral feature at present. Through these reels you can create and discover short and entertaining videos. Additionally you get creative tools to edit them and make them viral in a fun way.
2. QR Codes
The second popular feature is ‘Instagram QR codes’. It helps the Instagram users find and add them to the ‘following’ list. You can also get more followers with it’s help.
The third in the list is ‘Instagram Stories’. These are mainly the photos and videos you share in your profile. It lasts for 24 hours in your profile. You can tag your friends in your stories and even add texts, stickers, polls, GIF’s and filters.
4. Disappearing DMs
The fourth popular feature is ‘Disappearing DMs’. This feature is also called Vanish Mode. This lets you send secret messages that automatically disappears when the chat ends.
Fifth popular Instagram feature is ‘IGTV’. This is a stand alone video app by Instagram for android and IOS users. It allows longer videos then Instagram feeds. This application has its basic functionality within Instagram.
6. Pin Comments
The sixth popular listed feature is ‘Pin Comments’. With the help of this feature you can pin up to three comments on the top posts. You can also later respond to the post by swiping from left to right on the comment.
The seventh in the list is ‘Boomerangs’. This feature allows you to record looping videos. It contents effects like slow-mo, echo, duo and trimming that makes it fun to use.
8. Mute Post/Stories
The eighth feature is ‘Mute post/stories’. This feature lets you stay safe on the platform by muting the posts and stories that you don’t want to see. However this is different from unfollowing them.
9. Follow hashtags
‘Follow hashtags’ is the ninth popular Instagram feature. It is just like following a friend. This plays an important role on keeping any trending topic on social media popular.
10. Archive Posts or Stories
The next useful feature in the list is ‘Archive posts or stories’. This feature helps you to keep the stories as they disappear in 24 hours. It also allows you to hide posts from your profile page.
11. Professional Dashboard
Instagram professional dashboard’ feature is another useful feature specially useful for marketing experts. This feature let’s you track the performance, access tools and resources altogether in one place.
The dashboard can easily be accessed from the top of your profile page. With the help of calendar feature brands can even track analytics of last 90 days. You can also view insights for post Instagram stories and live videos.
12. Live Room
Next in the line is Instagram ‘Live room’ feature. With this feature you can now host live sessions of total four people at a time. This feature opens up opportunities for you to host talk shows with influencers, hold question and answer sessions, debates, discussions on a social topic and even conduct a webinar with a panel of experts.
The new ‘Collab’ is Instagram’s next popular feature which let’s you co – create content with other users. It can be a post or even a reel. When you create a Collab post the content will show up on both the users profiles with same number of likes and comments. This is a very helpful tool to make powerful announcements and assisting subsidiaries as it gives an opportunity to attract larger audience.
Coming to the next useful feature is ‘Instagram Bio’. Instagram let’s you create an Interactive Instagram bio. This feature enhances your creativity by providing some interesting tools to Spice up your plain text bio.
You can add some functional and interactive elements to it like add links, emojis, hashtags, Instagram account mentions, websites and even insert line breaks and captions to your Bio. You can also optimize your Bio to appear in the explore tab easily.
Instagram NFT features is another important feature in the list. For those who don’t know NFT (non fungible token) is unique digital token through which Instagram users showcase there blockchain art . Now NFT creators and collectors can share their NFT’s on this platform. With this feature you can make money out of your work.
These are the top 15 Instagram features you must use. Hope you find this article helpful and informative to explore Instagram’s useful features and make the best use of them in various ways. For more latest tech news and informative information keep following us.