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How to stop people from sharing your Instagram Stories as messages

How to stop your Instagram stories from being shared in messages on iPhone and iPad.

If you use Instagram you probably share your Stories with family and friends, and probably don't want them shared with people you don't know. Your friends and family, however, can share your stories with others as direct messages. If you have your account set to private it doesn't matter because only your followers will be able to view it, even if it is shared as a direct message.

How to open a second Instagram account on iPhone

How to open a second Instagram account on iPhone and iPad.

There are plenty of reasons to start a second Instagram account - one for your business, separate from your personal; one for your alter-ego; one for your pet perhaps... Whatever your reason, Instagram allows you to have up to five accounts, you'll just need a separate email for each one. You'll need to know how to manage multiple accounts as well - you used to have to log out and log back in, but you can now simply toggle between them. Here's how to open a second Instagram account on iPhone and iPad, and how to switch between accounts:

How to increase privacy on Instagram for iPhone

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Concerned about privacy when using popular apps like Instagram? One news story after another highlighting data breaches and undisclosed app activity has some iPhone owners on edge. The fact that Facebook owns Instagram hasn't exactly made users of the most popular photo sharing platform more comfortable, considering the company's dependence on advertising for revenue. Despite privacy controls on iOS devices, sharing the Camera Roll with apps is easy, but who knows what apps actually do with access to your entire Photo Library?

Aside from deleting your Instagram account entirely, there are steps you can take to protect your data from being exploited by advertisers. Improving Instagram privacy requires checking a few settings and changing what data iPhone owners allow Instagram to access.

How to use Instagram's question sticker to poll your friends

How to use question stickers in Instagram on iPhone and iPad.

Posting in social media forums is all about getting feedback in the form of comments, questions, likes, thumbs up, up votes or even dislikes and thumbs down, just as long as there is some response. After all, what's the point of posting if your post is totally unacknowledged? Sometimes we throw posts up just as conversation starters, and what better way to start one than to simply ask your friends/followers to ask you questions?

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