To make the app more inclusive, Instagram is bringing its latest translation tool for users to view translations for foreign text in Stories. The new feature will be available across the globe.
Instagram is testing a new way to share links in Stories through a sticker instead of a swipe-up design. The test is available to certain users as of this moment, with no word on its wider rollout.
A new feature which makes Instagram Stories accessible directly in the Facebook app is currently under limited test. It requires linking of both the accounts, and granting of certain permissions.
Apple Music will soon allow users to share the songs they're listening directly to Instagram Stories without taking a screenshot. This upcoming integration is revealed in iOS 13.4.5 beta.
Facebook appears to have started testing a new capability that will allow you to cross-post your Stories to Instagram Stories. The goal is to simplify how Stories work across apps.
Instagram now allows users to add lyrics to songs that they want to share on Stories, plus the option to customize the font and design of lyrics available for the soundtracks they select.
Facebook has laid out its plan to introduce improvements to its products this year with a focus on privacy. The announcement was made as it revealed that Instagram Stories hit 500 million daily users.
Netflix has launched a new capability to its iOS app which allows users to post their favorite movies or TV shows to Instagram Stories or share them directly with friends. It's also coming to Android.
Instagram has rolled out a new feature for Stories that allows you to create a list of specific friends who can view your moments. It's available globally on Android and iOS from today.
Music discovery app Shazam has received a new update on the Apple App Store that allows you to find a song and post it to your Instagram Story. The update is currently available for its iOS version.
Instagram has received a new feature that lets users pick a soundtrack from a library of licensed music and add it to their image or video in Stories. It's now available on Android and iOS.
Instagram is now expanding its shopping feature from the main feed to its Stories page. Content creators and brands can now partner to link viewers directly to online marketplaces.
Instagram is once again "borrowing" a feature from its Snapchat competitor. The firm is now currently testing screenshot notifications for screenshots that are taken in public Stories.
Instagram has released 'Type' mode for Instagram Stories. Users are now able to select from a wide range of special effects and fonts while also creating completely text-based stories.
Instagram has added 'Gif Stickers' to Instagram Stories. Users can now express themselves more freely by choosing from a bunch of animated stickers to place on top of their creations.
Instagram is testing a new 'Type' functionality for Instagram Stories. Users will gain the ability to create completely text-based stories without having to use an image or photo to do so.
The social media platform has made it possible to invite someone else to join a user's live video broadcast. Once accepted the screen will be split and both users will feature in the live video.
Instagram has surpassed Snapchat's daily usage, a year after it introduced its own version of Snapchat's Stories and copied most of its features like the ability to send disappearing photos.
iOS and Android users have been able to use Instagram's new features for quite some time. Now, Windows 10 PC and Mobile users can enjoy an extended upload limit and ability to send temporary images.
Instagram appears to be testing out a new feature for Instagram Stories that allows users to post geostickers similar to Snapchat. At the moment, the feature is only available in select cities.
The popular service is getting a major boost on Windows 10 Mobile as users will now be able to enjoy newer features: Boomerang, hands-free, and night mode support with the latest update.
With Instagram Stories going head-to-head with Snapchat, users can now overlay their Stories with emoji & stickers, record video hands-free and save an entire story as a single video on iOS.
Instagram announced new features for its social network today, which includes live video in Stories, as well as disappearing photos and videos in the service's direct messages.