Instagram debuted in 2010 and since then its popularity has been growing exponentially. With more than 500 million active users, Instagram is the second most popular social media website across the world. After Facebook, Instagram is the love of marketers and advertisers.
Users have another kind of love with Instagram as it gives them the liberty to posts and shares their instant moments with the world without any trouble. Apart from the common users, advertisers on Instagram has doubled over the past six months or so to more than one million. It is due to the fact that Instagram is considered to be the best social media platform for customer engagement. But what is there that make Instagram a platform to engage users, and how can marketers take advantage of it, not only advertisers, creators can also leverage benefit from the platform?
Instagram is second best social media app for almost every user, but it is users think about using the platform beyond scrolling the newsfeed or uploading the occasional filtered picture of brunch or a per playing in a beach.
While Instagram’s core function continues to be easy-its users can easily share and post their daily pictures, videos, and content that they like, but on the other hand, there are several tools and features of Instagram users don’t know about. Here we have covered a lot of hidden features and tools of Instagram that will nudge you to like Instagram more than before.
Check out the ten features that can help you to build more strong engagement of users on your content and will help you to get more likes and followers on your profile.
1. Get Notification:
If you are following someone on Instagram and you don’t want to miss his/her any post, then you can enable notification from that particular account on your profile. This feature will ensure that you don’t miss any of the Instagram activity of that person.
When you turn on the notification, you will receive a notification every time the person post anything.
To get the notification, you need to follow the steps given below-
1. Go to the profile of the person you want to get a notification when he/she uploads content.
2. Press the three dots located at the top right of the screen.
3. Next select “Turn on post notification” to simply enable the feature.
You can always select “Turn off post notification” if you find your newsfeed overwhelming with the similar posts in the future.
2. Remove Tags:
There are times when a few people tag us in each and every post, unflattering photos or unwanted videos which actually irritates. If you are also the one who got so many tags in the unwanted content, fortunately, Instagram gives you the two different ways through which you can get the quick solution.
Remove The Tag Completely:
1. Go to the photo from which you want to remove the tag.
2. Press the “Options” button.
3. Next, select the “Post Options”
4. At last, simply choose “Remove Tag”
Hide From My Profile:
This feature is generally used by people if they don’t want to hurt or offend their friends by the tag completely, but still, want to protect the image from showing up with “Tagged photos” page.
3. Clear Search History:
Instagram has a wide variety of content on it, and maybe you don’t want your friends to know about what you search on your page either it is your ex or cats having brunch, anything else that be embarrassing for you.
But fortunately, Instagram provides you an option to clear your to search history. To clear what you have searched on Instagram, follow the steps given below-
1. Open Instagram and navigate to your profile.
2. Select the “Settings” option located at the bottom of the page.
3. Scroll down the list of the options that appear on the screen.
4. Select, “Clear Search History” option to clear up the content you have searched.
Keep in mind that after selecting the option “Clear search history” will restrict Instagram from auto-filling your common search terms. So think twice before confirming!
4. See All the Posts you Have liked:
Have you ever liked a post as it includes great ideas of home decoration, an idea to arrange an instant party or a food recipe, but now you have completely forgotten the tips and ideas and also forgotten the account which has posted it? Do not worry at all.
If your photo or video that you have liked a year ago in the past, then you don’t have to spend hours searching the content. Instead, check out the steps given below-
1. Open Instagram, which will open your profile.
2. Tap “Settings” represented with the wheel icon.
3. Next, select “Posts You’ve Liked.” This option will open a feed composed of every picture you have ever liked.
These tips may not be dramatic, but can surely improve your Instagram experience and can make your love more strong towards the platform. These tricks will increase engagement on your page as well as sufficient likes which will direct you to achieve your goal effortlessly.