Since its launch in 2016, Instagram Stories has quickly become one of the most popular features on Instagram. With over 500 million daily active users, it’s no wonder businesses are eager to take advantage
of this engagement tool.
But what exactly are Instagram Stories, and what features do they offer?
Instagram Stories is a feature that allows users to share photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours.
Here’s a rundown of the five must-know features of Instagram Stories.
Add Text to Photos and Videos:
Want to add a caption or a funny quip to your Stories content? Instagram makes it easy to do so
just tap on the “Aa” icon at the top of the screen when creating a new
Create Interactive Polls and Questions
Instagram Stories lets you create interactive polls and ask questions, which is a great way to engage your followers and get feedback. To create a poll, just add the poll sticker to your Story and ask a question. Your followers can then vote on the poll by tapping on their preferred option. To ask a question, just add the questions sticker to your story and ask a question. Your followers can then answer your question.
Another great thing about Instagram Stories is that you can add music to them. This is a great way to make your stories more fun and engaging. To add music to your story, simply go to the ‘music’ section in the Instagram app and choose the song that you want to use. You can also use the song’s album artwork as your story’s background.
Filters are a great way to add some extra pizazz to your Stories content. To access filters, swipe left or right when creating a new Story. You’ll see a variety of options to choose from, including some fun AR (augmented reality) filters.
Save Your Stories
One of the best things about Instagram Stories is that your content disappears after 24 hours. This means that you don’t have to worry about your Stories taking up valuable space on your profile. However, if you want to keep a Story for later, just tap on the “save” button at the bottom of the screen. Or with highlights, you can save your favorite Stories and group them together in a separate section on your profile. This is a great way to keep your best content easily accessible for your followers.
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