Instagram has continued to astound us ever since it first launched. Instagram continuously adds and removes features quicker than ever to its Story section to help creators and companies flourish on the platform as the rest of the globe struggles through trying times. Brands have found their perfect target audience in the people who actively visit their Instagram Stories, sometimes referred to as Instagram viewer. In addition to changing how users view and engage with material on the photo-sharing site, Instagram Stories in 2016 also raised a brand-new query about who is really watching it the most. This is due to the fact that individuals who watch your Stories are your followers, who are curious about your progress.
Updates to the Instagram Stories
One of the most used Instagram features is stories. In response to user input, Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri has announced substantial modifications to the platform’s Stories feature. Instagram hopes that the addition of these tools will enhance user experience. Here is a brief summary of recent changes to Instagram Stories.
Update: Introduces “Add Yours” Sticker on Instagram
After conducting tests in Indonesia and Japan, Instagram just debuted the Add Yours sticker worldwide. It’s a brand-new sticker that makes a public Stories thread. A great chance for community interaction, it’s an interactive sticker that works perfectly for spreading viral content chains through Stories.
It enables users to reply to other users’ Stories with their own by adhering to a directive or a predetermined subject.
This results in a content chain where each person contributes their own Story.
Instagram’s Swipe Up feature is replaced with the Story Link Sticker.
Before, companies and artists could provide a link to their Stories using the Swipe-up function. Swiping up on the story or selecting “See More” at the bottom of the story would allow readers to access the link. Instagram, however, declared that the Swipe-up functionality in Stories would now be replaced with Link Stickers. By tapping on the sticker, readers of the story may access the link. According to Instagram, the sticker offers three key advantages over the Swipe-up feature:
According to Instagram, the sticker offers three key advantages over the Swipe-up function. Users who already utilize stickers for music, questions, places, surveys, etc. are more familiar with them. Stickers give you greater artistic freedom over how your Story appears than did swipe-up links. Most crucially, viewers may interact with a Story using stickers rather than the swipe-up mechanism, which did not support responses or reactions.