• 15:39 Oct 21, 2018

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By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New DelhiLast updated : January 04, 2018 1:49 pm

Instagram could soon allow to post Stories directly to WhatsApp

The Facebook-owned messaging app is now running a test to let users post their Stories directly to WhatsApp in the form of WhatsApp Status.
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Instagram is reportedly working on a new feature that will allow users to post Stories directly to WhatsApp. The Facebook-owned messaging app is now running a test to let users post their Stories directly to WhatsApp in the form of WhatsApp Status.

 

According to a report by TechCrunch, an Instagram Story posted as a WhatsApp Status will be encrypted just like the rest of WhatsApp. “We are always testing ways to improve the experience on Instagram and make it easier to share any moment with the people who matter to you,” a spokesperson told the publication.

 

Through this feature, users will get an option to tap to share to WhatsApp from Instagram sharing and they have to press “send” in WhatsApp to post the story. The move will surely benefit` both Instagram and WhatsApp as will make it easier for users to share on a cross-platform. This will also help both the platforms to boost traffic.

 

Previously, Instagram rolls out a new feature that allows users to follow hashtags. it is easier to stay connected with the interests, hobbies, passions and communities the person care about. The feature is available for both iOS and Android platforms. 

 

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Similar to the user's page, now the hashtags will also have a follow option. With this one will be able to follow their favourite content on the application. Suppose if a person is interested in bikes or may be in food, so the user can follow the #bikes/#food page and can see the public photos shared with that specific tag.

 

To use the new feature, one will have to start by launching the Instagram application. Select the search tab at the bottom and look for your hashtag. Choose the prefered # from the displayed options. Follow the page and you are good to go.

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