Everybody loves to know a couple extra sneaky tips and tricks, so here are 10 instagram features you probably didn’t know existed like green screen, stories, rainbow, colored profiles picture, stickies and even extra fonts, so buckle up open up your instagram and let’s get into it [Music] green screen stories is a lot of fun and it’s a new filter that instagram introduced under the filter section.
Green screen stories are a lot of fun and it’s a new filter that Instagram introduced under the filter section.Once you select it you’ll see this green screen appear behind you, but you can add media. You can also punch in and out to change the size of the media so just thought this was a really cool background idea to use with this green screen filter to answer any questions or comments that you get but you can also use videos as your green screen background. Obviously you can use whatever video you want and if you move out the way it’ll show more of the content behind you so check out this green screen filter it is a lot of fun.
instagram stories to make a new post and click on the stickers icon scroll all the way down and what you’ll now see is this new gallery icon and if you click on that it’ll open up your gallery where you can select any one of your pictures and it’ll paste it into your stories it works exactly like a sticker so you can upscale it move it around and not only can you add pictures but you can also add videos as stickers i think this is such an awesome new feature and i love that you no longer have to go to the gallery copy or screenshot a picture then come back to instagram paste it in you can just use that sticker icon in the sticky section and you’re good to go.
Some accounts have this beautiful rainbow circle around their profile picture and you may have also wondered how on earth they got that well it’s actually an awesome thing that instagram does all in celebration of pride and basically what happens is when you head on over to the text section and type in hashtag pride and then select it from the hashtag section as soon as you click the done button instagram gives you a little notification that says to celebrate pride all stories using the pride hashtag or pride stickers will get a rainbow circle around their profile picture and the minute you post that story watch as the ring around your profile changes to this beautiful rainbow i think this is such an amazing thing that instagram has done and celebrates.
Instagram Dual Camera-
Dual camera is going to blow your mind and if you swipe along at the bottom until you get to duel that you can now film with the front camera and the selfie camera at the same time, there’s so many other things you can do like add a little border to that selfie window you also have a couple of shape options so whether you want it to be a square or a rectangle you decide then depending on what type of shot you’re getting as well you can move the little window around to best suit your story if you want you can flip the camera too so that your selfie window is now much bigger and your front camera is in that little frame and finally you can also scale things up if you want just by pinching out with your two fingers or pinching in it is super duper simple.
Instagram Pin Comment To Top-
This can be used in so many different scenarios like at a concert or if you’re showcasing some products. So if you have a personal profile, then definitely check this one out for creators and business accounts. You didn’t know that you can now pin your favorite comments to the top of the comment section. So if you head on over to any one of your posts right now and check out the comments section go ahead and scroll through them until you find your favorite one, then what you’re gonna do is slow, swipe to the left hand side and low and behold there is a little pin icon, if you tap on that.
A little pop-up notification will appear saying that your comment has been pinned and now it is at the tippy top so anytime that someone comes, across your profile and checks out your feed when they go through your pictures, they’ll see all these amazing comments that have been pinned to the top so just remember that anytime you comment on someone else’s picture and then also if you want to unpin the comments you simply swipe left again tap on the pen icon and the comments will be unpinned so go on your feed right now find a couple of your favorite comments and give them a pin.
Instagram have introduced a way for you to soft block users from checking out your accounts, if you want so if you head on over to your followers and think you maybe have some bots or any unwanted followers, then right next to their name you will see, remove button if you click on that and then select remove instagram will automatically, make their accounts unfollow yours so now they won’t see any of your future instagram posts or stories and the crazy part is they won’t even know what happened because instagram doesn’t send them a notification.
Multi account login Instagram-
if you have multiple accounts then life just got so much easier for you because you can actually post to all of them at the same time as you can see over here under the post section now you can toggle on or off which accounts you want this picture to post to and then as soon as you’re ready to click share it’ll post to all of them at the same time automatically if you can’t see your other accounts there just head on over to settings and right at the bottom over there you’ll be able to add all your various different accounts just by logging in once again,
New fonts Instagram stories 2020-
if you have a personal profile you now have access to brand new fonts so once you’ve set up your story and you’re ready to add some text check out click selection of fonts you can now choose from this is really going to spice up your stories so take full advantage of them. And after typing just a look at what some of them look like you obviously still have your old classics, I love the new ones, it’s actually such a simple thing to do, but really does elevate your stories and like here changing between a font that looks like super nice and times new roman it looks pretty fancy.
Small businesses sticker in Instagram-
This out there is an awesome new support small businesses sticker in instagram stories and what’s great about this sticker is once you’ve typed in the business’s handle it showcases three of their pictures from their insta feed just like this what you can also do of course is actually type in any handle so whether it’s your favorite cat account creator or even a restaurant just type in a handle and share it.