Currently, Facebook-owned Instagram has introduced new options for the users. Now the Instagram users have the ability to follow hashtags. However, this company also claims that this new method and this will enable all the users to discover photos, videos as well as new people on the photo-sharing platform.
To find the hashtags that users need to follow, as well as they need to search for the topics of their interest or need to tap on a hashtag from posts of any other subscribers. With the related accounts, then the search also shows all other relevant hashtags. If the users like any of the hashtag that appears in the respective list then the user just have to open the respective hashtag page as well as need to click on the ‘Follow’ bar.
If the user started following the hashtag, then they will get the ability for seeing posts related to that hashtag and also see the most recent stories in their stories bar. Now the user also has the ability to keep hashtags private which means that only your followers have possibilities to see that information. As well as user can look for some interesting hashtag by following the ones which are listed on the profiles.
If the user decided to unfollow any particular hashtag then that can also be done easily by tapping on the screen. The company also said some important details through its official blog post “Today we’re introducing the ability to follow hashtags this allows users to get a new experience. Overall, this option also giving you new ways to discover people, photos, and videos on Instagram. With this everything will be ea1sy as well as it’s even easier to stay connected with the hobbies, interests, passions as well as communities you care about.
Day to day the user of Instagram also increases and every day, millions of people are joining on this platform also share photos as well as videos at the same time they also tag them with relevant hashtags. #slime, #onthetable, #floralnails. These are few examples of hashtags that also represent the many interests as well as passions of our community” the company introduced this option to attract users; through this new option, posts are even more discoverable. Of course, the company has also started rolling out the feature for both iOS as well as Android users.
This feature was previously being tested but now it is being rolled out to the general user which means user also follow a hashtag the same way they follow a friend as well as you can easily search for a topic you like as well as have the ability to click on a hashtag in an Instagram post. Then the new page will open that also includes the option to follow the hashtag. Obviously, the user will see top posts as well as the recent stories from the hashtag in your feed. Even users are also having the ability to unfollow anytime.
As per The Verge, Matthew Ogle drove the charge for this element; he was behind the Discover Weekly playlist at Spotify, which depends on both machine learning and a human hand to clergyman a customized playlist for every audience consistently. Stare at needs to convey a similar touch to Instagram’s hashtags.
For those worried about protection, a note: The hashtags you take after are noticeable to anybody on Instagram who looks at your profile. It doesn’t resemble there’s an approach to kill this, however in the event that your profile is set to private, at that point just your adherents will have the capacity to see the hashtags you take after.
This element was beforehand being tried unobtrusively, yet now it is being taken off to the general client base. You can take a hashtag a similar way you take after a companion: Search for a subject you like or tap on a hashtag in an Instagram post. Another page will open with the choice to take after the hashtag.