Instagram is constantly changing and adding new features. Some of these features are small and go unnoticed, while others are major updates that change the way we use the app. In the past year, we’ve seen some great new additions, like Instagram Reels and Shopify integration. In this blog post, we’re going to take a look at some of the top new Instagram features and updates that have come in 2022.
Add your sticker
Instagram has recently launched “add yours’ stickers. This sticker will allow users to add their own photos and videos to a shared story. This is a great way to connect with friends and family, and to share your own photos and videos with the world. You can put any reel and then ask people to add their own content to your reel using this sticker. To access this simply tap on the sticker button over reels and search for “add yours” sticker. Tap on this sticker so that it is added to your content. Now post your content. Now all users can click on add yours button and add their own reels to yours.
Instagram dual feature
Have you ever thought of using both the cameras at the same time to record, like using both your front and rear camera simultaneously? If yes then this new Instagram feature is made just for you using the “dual” feature of Instagram you can record using both the front and rear camera at the same time. For this simply tap on the plus icon to open the camera. Now tap the arrow given below in the toolbar and choose the “dual camera” option. Now you can record with both the camera at the same time.
This is essentially a standalone map app that would show users where their friends are and what they are doing. It also allows users to see public posts from specific locations, making it a great way to discover new places and things to do. Instagram has launched this map feature this year and this is an amazing feature to find all the people that are using Instagram near you. If you face any problem while this you can also use a third party application that is InstaZoom Tool. In this you can even see what they are posting. To access this simply type in a location in the explore tab and tap on the location symbol that comes in the result this will open the map for you below which is a list of all the active users in that area.
One of the new features on Instagram in 2022 is grid pinning. This feature will allow users to pin their favorite images to the top of their grid. This is a great way to showcase your best photos and make sure that they are always front and center. To pin any post, reel, video or entire carousel simply go to your post and tap on the three dots given alongside the post now choose the option “pin to your profile”. The content will be pinned on top of all the others in the first row. This helps your followers to see the best content of your profile whenever they open your profile.
Sensitive content control
One of the biggest changes coming to Instagram in 2022 is the introduction of Sensitive Content Control. This new feature will allow users to filter out certain types of content that they may find offensive or triggering. To access this feature, simply go to your Settings and then select the account” option now choose the ‘Sensitive Content Control’ option, now you will see filtered content.