Instagram @mention to allow users to share stories they’re tagged in!

Instagram @mention

In a recent development, Instagram has announced a new update  titled Instagram @mention adding which will allow its users to repost the stories that they will be mentioned in, with effective from today.

So, any photo or video that you are tagged in can be reshared or reposted immediately on your story paving way to share and recapture moments you wish to from your admirer’s story post.

“When someone mentions you in their story, you receive a notification in your Direct message thread with that person. Tap it to see that story as a sticker – you can scale, rotate and position it and add creative tools like text or stickers on to it as well. When your followers see your story, the original poster’s username will appear and will be tappable, so people can explore your friend’s profile as well. Only public accounts can have their stories shared”- mentions Instagram’s official site.

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The update comes two days after news of Instagram supposedly testing hour long videos in the Instagram . Off late the Facebook owned photo and video sharing app  has been constantly updating its story feed  where over 300 million users are daily navigating the Insta stories out of the 500 million daily active Instagram users.