How to Use ‘Questions in Live’ & New Features for Stories on Instagram

Instagram is owned by Facebook. Instagram’s service was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. It is the images and videos sharing social networking service that was launched in 2010 exclusively for the iOS handheld. In 2012, its Android version was released. The Instagram app permits users to upload images and short videos to the platform which can be edited with various filters. It can also manage the tags and location information. An account’s posts can be publicly shared, and users can visit other user’s content by tags and locations. Instagram ranks third on the basis of the quantum of monthly active users.

The famous app has launched some new features like ‘Questions in Live,’ ‘Question sticker’ for Instagram stories and ‘Countdown’ for Instagram moments. Instagram has been releasing back-to-back updates for its photo-sharing app. The new Instagram update has been launched for both Android and iOS users and now users will obtain a new way to reply to questions in the form of music in stories.

The response to questions sticker will be available only in the regions where there is accessibility to Instagram’s music. Now, your fans and followers will start to see a question sticker on your stories along with a new music icon. Instagram permits you to pick and share a song or track as an answer from their Instagram music library by clicking on the new music icon.

The ‘Question Sticker’ can also be utilized in live videos of Instagram as it allows you to post questions similar to the Stories format. When your friends are live on Instagram, then he/she will be able to see your questions along with an option to answer them. Other fans and followers will be able to look at your question that is answered by your friends. Additionally, Instagram Live has also support for sharing photos and videos. Instagram has included another feature in the camera that permits music being played on Instagram itself. This feature can be used by moving to the music section and then choosing the new icons placed above the capture option. There is also a new ‘Countdown Sticker’ for the ‘Instagram Stories’ by which users can add a countdown sticker to their story via choosing it from the sticker tray. This new feature can be employed by adding a name your countdown, end time or date, and customizing the color as per choice before sharing it with your story.

Edward Lewis is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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