Instagram Tests Resharing, Lets You Share Others’ Posts To Your Story

    Instagram is testing a new resharing feature that lets you share public posts from other users to your Story. This feature clearly lets you add comments or overlay stickers to your friends’ post or even to the celebrities you are following.

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    Instagram Tests Resharing

    The most common activity of resharing was taking a screenshot and uploading it again to Stories, well, not anymore. Instagram has confirmed the resharing test to TechCrunch. This very new feature is currently being tested with a small percentage of users, with which users can share others posts to their Story.

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    Do note, for privacy the photo-sharing giant, has also added an option in the setting with which users can turn off the ability for others to reshare their posts. Addition of this feature should apparently increase the usage of Instagram Stories.

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    Instagram deliberately lacks a “Regram” button to promote original sharing, but it seems that Instagram is loosening up a bit on Stories. Earlier, Instagram was rumored to be testing a Regram button for sharing feed, well it turned out to be false.

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    After Snapchat’s yesterday’s blockbuster earnings report, Instagram needs to be on its toes. Moreover, the constant addition of features to Instagram is making it harder or say confusing to use. What do you think about it? Let us know in the comment section below.


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