Instagram has restored its chronological feed. Users can select this sorting option after launching the app, which places the most recent posts first in line. Until 2016 this was the default setting, but since then an algorithmically ranked feed is displayed in the Home tab. The time-sorted feed must be selected every time the app is re-opened.
Sponsored posts pop up all the time when browsing an Instagram feed. These ads are targeted, which means some of them can be useful. All kinds of new products and services are offered alongside user content, however some of these ads are repetitive or not relevant. In these cases, skipping the ads altogether can make for a better experience. After all, who needs an interruption from a sponsored post every time you scroll down your Instagram feed?
Sometimes an Instagram Reel really hits home. When you encounter content that strikes a nerve, some iPhone owners' first reaction is to save to the Photos app. Once your favorite videos are locally stored on your device, they can be enjoyed, sent to friends, or re-posted to your favorite social media app. While the Instagram app does not include an easy way to save Reels to the iPhone camera roll, there is a way to make this happen for free.
Instagram continues to add new features and different ways for users to customize their accounts. The explore page of Instagram can be filtered to prevent "upsetting or offensive" photos and videos from appearing. To adjust the filtering of content, users must change the Sensitive Content Control under Settings.
Instagram offers three levels of content filtering:
Instagram now offers users the option to remove likes and views from their posts. Photographers can also prevent this information from showing up in their feed on others' images. Originally Instagram was testing the feature and planned to remove likes and views universally across the app. After receiving user feedback, the company has made the change optional.
For Instagram fans who prefer to enjoy photographs without any competition, follow the steps below to hid likes and view counts on Instagram: