Instagram rolls out two new features for Stories

Dec 07, 2017, 01:55
Instagram rolls out two new features for Stories

From there, you can choose any stories from your archive, select a cover for your highlight and give it a name.

The next feature added by Facebook owned Instagram is 'Story Highlights'. You could make Highlights of a specific vacation, all your selfies, or the cutest dogs you've seen, while brands will surely use it to highlight different product lines and ad campaigns. Oh and these play out like a story when people tap on them. When you're finished, the story highlight will sit on your profile page to the right of the "new" bubble, where users tap to view it.

The second new tool that Instagram has introduced is called Stories Highlights. With Stories Archive enabled, your Stories won't disappear after 24-hours anymore.

The first feature is "Stories Highlights", an entirely new space on a user's profile where they can package together their favourite highlights and the number of highlights that can be added are unlimited. "The archive is private and therefore only you can see it.", Instagram Said'.

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Unlike a traditional Story, highlights will remain on your profile until you remove them.

Instagram has today announced the launch of two new features that let users hold on to their favorite moments from Instagram Stories and share them in ways that helps them better themselves better.

Each Stories Highlight can be edited and removed by the user.

Both features are now live. Your Stories will be archived automatically and will be private to you.

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The updates are available through Instagram version 25.

Instagram Stories can now be saved in an Archived and shown off as a part of Stories Highlights in the user's profile. So from today you can save your stories for a period more than 24 hours.

And earlier in the year, Instagram reportedly tested a favorite-friends feature which allows you to share content with a select group of friends. In another move to copy the app, Insta has yet again taken a prominent feature and capitalized on it in their latest update.

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