Instagram on Thursday launched Nametags, a new way to connect with your friends. Nametags are customizable identification cards that you can scan to instantly start following that person on Instagram. Here's how to create your Nametag on Instagram on iPhone:
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?
Instagram has been on a roll recently, adding the ability to give your stories and posts a soundtrack just days after debuting a video chat feature. The app's 400 million daily users can now liven up their stories with 15 second clips of popular songs from Instagram's music library with just a few taps. Here's how to do it on iPhone:
Privacy can seem elusive on the iPhone, with apps normally encouraging people to connect. Instagram is no different, with direct messaging features now available within the app. Sending photos or a message to friends inside Instagram can be convenient, but did you know that your activity status is shared with friends?
The best feature on Facebook is the "unfollow" option. It allows you to stop seeing posts from a friend without having to unfriend them. Instagram has rolled out a similar feature to its users. The "mute" option allows users to control what posts they see in their feed by hiding content from certain accounts without unfollowing them.