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Bringing Shopping to Instagram Stories

Today we’re beginning to expand shopping beyond Feed to Instagram Stories. Instagram isn’t just a place of inspiration, it’s also a place of action, and we know that inspiration can come from anywhere. On Instagram Stories, when you see a sticker with a shopping bag icon tap on it to see more details about that…

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Introducing @mention Sharing

Starting today, when someone mentions you in their story, you’ll be able to share that photo or video into your own story. So, when you’re caught up in a soccer game or focused on a big project and you don’t take out your phone, you can still share the moment. When someone mentions you in…

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Celebrating #Pride2018 on Instagram

This year, we’ve seen young leaders step up like never before, raising their voices and organizing around the initiatives and causes that matter most to them. Instagram is a home for diverse youth activism and expression, and to help knit the community closer together, we gathered together five young leaders from the LGBTQ+ community in…

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Introducing Mute: A New Way to Personalize Your Feed

Today we’re introducing mute in feed, a new way to control what posts you see on Instagram. The new feature lets you hide posts in feed from certain accounts, without unfollowing them. With this change, you can make your feed even more personalized to what matters to you. When you mute an account, you can…

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New: Share Feed Posts to Stories

Today, we’re introducing a new way to easily share feed posts to your story. When you come across something in feed that inspires you — like a post from a friend raising money for a cause or a photo of a new design from your favorite brand — you can now quickly share that post…

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Introducing the Emoji Slider

Today, we’re introducing the emoji slider sticker — a fun new way to interact with your friends on Instagram. The emoji slider lets you ask more nuanced questions when you want to find out how your friends feel about something — like how 🔥 an artist’s new single is or how 🌶 they like their…

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New Ways to Share and Connect on Instagram

Today, we’re announcing new ways to share in the moment on Stories, connect with friends over video and discover new interests on Explore. Stories Sharing to Stories: From a sticker of your new favorite song on Spotify to action shots from GoPro, it’s now easy to share what you’re up to or how you’re feeling…

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Protecting Our Community from Bullying Comments

Starting today, Instagram will filter bullying comments intended to harass or upset people in the Instagram community. To be clear: we don’t tolerate bullying on Instagram. Our Community Guidelines have always prohibited bullying on our platform, and I’m proud to announce this next step in our ongoing commitment to keeping Instagram an inclusive, supportive place…

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Improvements to Stories Uploads

Today we’re introducing a few updates that make it faster and easier to upload photos and videos to your stories. You’ll now be able to upload multiple photos and videos to your story all at once. Whether you want to preview your entire story to make sure it’s just right or you’re waiting for a…

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Introducing @design from the Instagram Design Team

Today the Instagram design team is launching a new account called @design to explore design and craft at Instagram and around the world. At Instagram, we design for people and culture. The most important tool in our process is craft – a sense of creativity, intention, and care – and we believe it leads to…

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