Instagram has undergone n number of changes in the past years. There was a time when it was accused of replicating Snapchat, while in the current date, the functionalities of Instagram standout for many different reasons and are almost unmatchable.
However, Kevin Systrom, the CEO of Instagram is in no mood to set a limit to the advancements in the photo-sharing platform. According to a report, Instagram was found testing some new features that include GIF search, a new Regram Button, and many more.
Instagram Is Testing Regram Button, GIF Search & More New Features & We Just Can’t Wait
GIF Search Means More Fun
In collaboration with Giphy, Instagram’s GIF pool is full of exciting GIFs you can use to upload engaging stories. The diverse collection of GIFs comes as a bonus.
What Is A Regram Button?
With the Regram button in place, you won’t have to use a third-party application to repost other’s post. It’ll be found right beside the comment, like and direct message icons making your life on Instagram easier as there won’t be a downloading trouble.
The New Archive Section Can Become Your Box Of Nostalgia
It lets the user save posts in a different window accessible to them only. Thus, saving phone’s memory that would go in saving Instagram posts.
How often do you feel like sending a post to a friend who is on Whatsapp but you are too lazy to do so? Now, you can directly share Instagram posts on Whatsapp with just a click.
Some More Features
You may be able to predefine the number of people you are sharing your content with; slightly akin to Facebook’s privacy settings. The list doesn’t stop here. The Add To Close Friend feature can also be transcended to Instagram. Just like Facebook. The list of some other features is this: Top Emojis, Top Hashtags, Follow Hashtag, Emoji shortcut words etc.
What Is There For iOS Users?
Instagram has not side-lined its iOS users and most of the features will be available to them too. It may happen that they do need some extra formalities, unlike Android users, but they won’t surely be deprived.
As the aforementioned features on the testing phase, they aren’t likely to be implemented as it is. But there’s a strong probability that many of them will soon be live on Instagram’s website.