Wether you´re a digital marketer, social media manager or an individual who´s looking to use Instagram in the best ways possible, or a company and want to lift your brand to the next level using the lesser-known hacks and features on Instagram, roll up those sleeves and copy/paste this list to your social media strategy.
5 Hidden Instagram Hacks & Features
1. Get notifications when your favorite people post.
Don´t miss a post, turn on notifications when your favorite brand or influencers posts a new photo.
Visit a user´s profile, click the three dots in the upper right-hand corner on the post, and choose ”Turn on post notifications” from the menu that appers.
2. Create a collection of saved posts.
Like in Pinterest, Instagram has enabled an option to save or bookmark posts in collections your create.
Go to your profile, and tap the bookmark icon on the top-right menu above your photos.
After hitting ”done”, you can start adding photos to your collection. To add photos to your collection, tap the bookmark icon below the post you want to add.
3. See all the posts you’ve Liked.
Did you know that you can see the posts you´ve Liked all in one place. Go to your profile and click the ”Options” (the gear) button, then click ”Posts You´ve Liked”.
If you want to un-like a post, just go to the post and deselect the ”heart” icon below it. The user will not be notified that you´ve un-liked the post.
4. See the posts your friends have recently Liked or commented on.
There´s nothing like asking your friends when discover new people to follow on Instagram. The quick way to do that is to click the heart icon at the bottom of the home screen. The first that appears is a list of likes and comments on your photos. Choose the other tab, ”Following”, and you can see your fellow Instagrammers activitiy.
5. Reorder filters, and hide the ones you don’t use.
If you are a frequent Instagram user and have discovered filters, you might want to hide the ones you never use.
To reorder or hide filters, add an new post and begin editing it. When you get to the filters page, scroll to the right of your filters options and click ”Manage”. To reorder filters, hold you finger down on the three grey lines on the filter right of the filter you´d like to move, and drag it to reorder. To hide them, deselect the checkmark to the right.
Stay tuned for more social media hacks and features, see ya´ll on next Digital Couture Friday.
Love & Cheers, Merih