Instagram To Allow You Mute Profiles Hiding Their Posts In Your Feed

Facebook-controlled Instagram has started launching a new upgrade that allows consumers to mute posts. With this update, consumers will get extra control over what posts they wish to check in their news feed. Consumers will be capable of hiding posts from particular accounts when they mute them rather than unfollowing them.

Instagram To Allow You Mute Profiles Hiding Their Posts In Your Feed

Even though a consumer mutes somebody on the app, they will be capable of seeing posts on their profile page and getting alerted of posts or comments they are tagged in. The people whom you mute will not be conscious that you have put them on mute. In addition to this, the consumer will always have the choice to unmute someone to see their posts again in their news feed.

With the intention of muting an account, you just require clicking on the menu in the post’s corner. From this menu, you can choose whether to mute posts & stories or just mute posts from an account. You can also mute stories & posts by long pressing on a story or directly from a profile.

Previously this year, Instagram declared that it will be displaying the amount of time invested on the platform. As per a media, Android app for Instagram has a code within it that comes with a feature dubbed as Usage Insights. This will display the time invested by a consumer on the app. The function is presently unlaunched. On the other hand, the firm has verified that it is certainly operating on User Insights.

The hidden code also discloses other forthcoming functions on Instagram comprising an Emoji Bar that allows you add most trendy emoji with a single click, and an “@” button to assist you easily tag others people. Even though the media reports confirm these features, there is no official word from the company itself.

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