With Instagram becoming one of the most helpful social media platforms for buyers and sellers, it is quite evident that Instagram requires to be up to date and provides its millions of users with the extraordinary features quite frequent. In the recent past, we have seen such amazing features introduced by the Instagram owner Facebook, Inc. Now that the number of Instagram users are increasing with each passing day, it has been becoming so crucial for Instagram to enhance the users’ experience to strengthen e-commerce marketing and get benefits from it. Owing to the need for the Instagram influencers, Instagram has recently announced its new feature that will provide such 500 million daily active Instagram users with more convenience and control over the buying and selling of products online via using Instagram. What is so great about Instagram’s new story feature is that it will make users buy clothes that influencers are wearing directly via their Instagram stories.
The new Instagram feature for Stories is called the Creative Mode that will allow users to share the photo and video free content to their followers. The content may contain the text stickers or other cool plug-ins that Instagram offers to its users. This new Story feature is in the testing mode as yet and as many as 55 world renowned brands and influencers that include Vogue, GQ, Kylie Jenner, and Gigi Hadid, etc. will be seen playing around with this new features for the next couple of weeks. Big organizations and sellers will now have the opportunity to self promote their products with Instagram. However, they might lack the same kind of engagement on their posts as the influencers often get on theirs. With this new Creative Mode Story feature on Instagram, users will now be able to tag various brands in their Instagram Stories. This feature will not only benefit those millions of Instagram users who advertise various products and brands for sale but also help those millions of Instagram users who frequently buy products via Instagram ads. This feature will provide users with the option to tap on the influencers Instagram Stories and buy products of their choice easily. This new feature will also show additional information to users about the said products such as the product price etc.
Another feature that Instagram is rolling out is the Donation Sticker for Instagram Stories. This new feature will allow users to as their followers to raise money for various nonprofit organizations. According to Instagram, 100% of the donation collection via Instagram Stories will go to the said organizations they money has been raised for. Users can track the donation – amount and the users who donated – right from their Instagram Story pan by swiping up on the screen. This new Donation Sticker feature for Instagram Stories is now available in the United States and will be rolled out across the world soon.
Additionally, Facebook is testing another new modification – not a feature tough but alteration – that will hide the count of the number of likes for the public. While this feature will be implemented successfully, users will not be able to see the number of likes on other users’ photos and videos. However, users who have posted that particular photo and video post will continue to be able to see the number of likes they have got on their posts. This new alteration will surely change the Instagram experience on a large scale. While many users may not find it cool, others might adapt themselves with this change quite easily.