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Testing Recommended Posts in Feed

Today, we’re testing recommended posts in Feed, a new way to see content you may like on Instagram. The recommendations are based on the people you follow and photos and videos you like. You’ll see recommended posts at the end of your Feed, once you’ve seen everything new from people you follow. When you see…

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Issue affecting access to Instagram accounts

We are aware that some people are having difficulty accessing their Instagram accounts. As we investigate this issue, we wanted to share the below guidance to help keep your account secure: If you received an email from us notifying you of a change in your email address, and you did not initiate this change –…

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Happy Birthday, Instagram Stories!

Today marks two years since we launched Instagram Stories. Over the past two years, Stories has evolved to become the home for self-expression and casual sharing for more than 400 million Instagrammers every day. We’ve worked hard to bring innovative and exciting features to Stories that allow people to express themselves in new ways and…

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New Tools to Manage Your Time on Instagram and Facebook

Ameet Ranadive, Product Management Director at Instagram David Ginsberg, Director of Research at Facebook Today we are announcing new tools to help people manage their time on Instagram and Facebook: an activity dashboard, a daily reminder and a new way to limit notifications. We developed these tools based on collaboration and inspiration from leading mental…

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The best of IGTV this month!

One month ago, we started a new chapter of mobile video with the introduction of IGTV, a new app and space within Instagram where people can watch long-form (up to an hour) vertical videos from their favorite Instagram creators and celebs. Since then, we’ve seen celebrities, creators and entertainers quickly embrace the platform, sharing exclusive…

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New: See when your friends are online to DM

Today we’re making it easier to connect with friends on Instagram by showing you when they’re available to chat. When your friends are active on Instagram, you’ll see a green dot next to their profile picture in various spaces within the app, including the Direct inbox and your friend list when you share a post…

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Introducing the Questions Sticker

Today we’re introducing an interactive questions sticker in Instagram Stories that lets your friends submit questions for you to answer. It’s a fun new way to start conversations with your friends so you can get to know each other better. Add a question sticker to your story by selecting it from the sticker tray after…

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Introducing “You’re All Caught Up” in Feed

Today, you’ll start noticing a “You’re All Caught Up” message when you’ve seen every post from the last two days. We’ve heard that it can be difficult to keep track of your seen posts. With this message, you’ll have a better understanding of your Feed and know you haven’t missed recent photos or videos. You’ll…

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Introducing Music in Stories

Today, we’re introducing music in Instagram Stories. Now you can add a soundtrack to your story that fits any moment and helps you express how you’re feeling. Instagram Stories is now used by 400 million every day, and we’re excited to give our community new ways to feel closer to their friends and followers. When…

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Introducing Video Chat, a New Explore, and More

Last month, we announced that new updates were coming to Instagram to bring you even closer to the people and things you love. These updates — including Video Chat, topic channels in Explore, and new camera effects for Stories — are rolling out today. Video Chat in Instagram Direct Now, you can video chat in…

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