Instagram is testing ‘Suggestions For You’ in DMs and new features for Stories

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Instagram is working on a new feature called ‘Suggestions For You’ tab when you receive a post via DMs loading similar accounts and features for Stories.

When you open a post sent via DM, you would see a tab below the posts and it’s comments called ‘Suggestions For You’, that Instagram predics you’d be interested in. Below the tab, you’d see a link that would take you to more suggested accounts.

An Instagram spokesperson confirmed the test to Mashable and stated, “We’re always working on ways to improve your experience on Instagram and bring you closer to the people and things you love”.

Additionally Instagram is also testing a number of features in Stories including a new layout.

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Stop Motion Mode

Instagram is working on a Stop Motion Mode for the Story Camera allowing upto 10 frames. Each frame would be posted as an individual Story.

Edit IGTV Preview Crop in Feed

With this test, users would be able to edit previe crop of their IGTV videos. The users that were not comfortable with the full-screen preview of IGTV can use this feature.

Share Stories to Facebook

To make sharing Stories to Facebook via Instagram more easier, the feature ‘Share Stories to Facebook’ has been vamped up with a new layout and UI.

Layout mode for Story Camera

A Layout mode is being tested for Story Camera.


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