News

Instagram Is Secretly Testing 'quote-tweet' Like Post Resharing Feature

There is no information about the public release of the feature from Instagram

Instagram New Feature

Instagram, the social media sharing platform is secretly testing a ‘feed post resharing’ feature. Facebook-owned image and video sharing app has finally considered a ‘regram’ option on the posts for its users. This new feature was spotted with a Twitter’s retweet option like arrows, however, only a handful of users have received the feature.

According to some available screenshots shared by an Instagrammer who was lucky enough to experience the feature shows how it works. The users can share any of the public post using new share button via their stories. Currently, the users take the screenshot of any post and overlay it with commentary and edits to share with others. However, the resharing button will limit these actions and let users to directly reshare the post as their stories. This addition will make meme making, reaction to someone’s posts and other social media activities much easier on Instagram. Moreover, the brands can leverage the option to initiate a huge wave of their ad campaign among the followers by sharing their posts over stories.

While sharing the public post via this new option, the user can resize and move the story post, add comments or effects using the Instagram editing tools. Once the story post has been shared, people can view it and also click on it to get an embed button to access the original post. The users can also turn off the “resharing” option if they didn't want their post to be re-shared under “quote-storied” feature. This means only the publicly shared post will be available for the people to reshare. For now, the feature is open to a limited number of users, obviously for the testing purpose and there is no update about its public release yet.

Instagram has closely observed the users’ behavior and responses towards its story feature prior to coming up with the resharing feature. Most of the Instagrammers are likely to browse through the stories rather than the feed post throughout the day (including me), this could be the reason behind choosing the ‘story post’ for resharing by Instagram instead of normal post. This new feature will definitely put again the Snapchat’s popularity in danger that also lacks the post resharing via stories ability for now.

Manish
Written By
Manish

With a mixture of literature, cinema, and photography, Manish is mostly traveling. When he is not, he is probably writing another tech news for you!

Want To Hire The Best Service Provider?
MobileAppDaily will help you explore the best service providers depending on your vision, budget, project requirements and industry. Get in touch and create a list of best-suited companies for your needs.
News

Apple To Clamp Down Its Photo Printing Service Soon

4 min read  

In a setback to Mac users, Apple has planned to shut down its Photo Print Products service in September this year. 9to5Mac first spotted the development. As per a new pop-up message in macOS 10.13.6 Photos app, the final orders can only be placed by September 30, 2018.The Photo Print Products se

News

Facebook Grants Your Wish To Be The 'Knight King' With Its New Game Of Thrones Camera Facebook Filter

4 min read  

The winter still might be coming but the new GOT filter by Facebook is here. The most popular TV series on the globe ‘The Game of thrones’ will be revealing many secrets in tonight's season finale. The seven kingdoms politics is just not only followed by millions but also has become

News

Uber Allows Drivers to Share Their Location With Family and Friends

4 min read  

Finally Uber chose Dara Khosrowshahi as a new CEO after the long hunting for the deserving candidate. But the executive system isn't the only one facing the changes in Uber, the ride-hailing service provider are enrolling consistent updates to its app. Following the recent upgrade of ride reject

News

Google Explicate Its Stand On AI Voice Calling System

4 min read  

Google CEO Sundar Pichai introduced the lifelike artificial intelligence, Duplex onstage on Tuesday at the company’s I/O developer conference. The new innovation imitates a human voice to make appointments. The Duplex AI engages Google Assistant, which is a direct answer to Amazon's Alexa

MAD Originals
MAD Originals

Cut to the chase content that’s credible, insightful & actionable.

Get the latest mashup of the App Industry Exclusively Inboxed

  • PRODUCTS
  • SERVICES
  • BOTH
Join our expansive network, build connections and expand your brand presence.