Instagram unveiled many new features this week, including a new tool that would make it simpler to restore a compromised account. You will hopefully never need to utilize that functionality. Yet Instagram also includes fresh features like Notes that you might want to use frequently.
Users may quickly start discussions with friends or publish succinct views on the social network using Instagram Notes. You can only use up to 60 characters in Notes, which is similar to Twitter’s character restriction. The notes, though, won’t last forever. They only last for 24 hours after you submit them, which is a brief lifespan.
Notes are a “new way to express your ideas and learn what your friends are up to,” according to Instagram. Emojis and text are supported in Notes the same as in other chat apps. Also, since users may react to notes, notes might result in conversations via instant messaging.
You should have no trouble mastering the entire process, and you’ll figure it out quickly. You must choose your “close friends” list or the people you follow from the top of your Inbox in order to utilize Notes. Write a message, and it will be shown at the top of their Inbox for a full 24 hours. Their desired responses will arrive as DMs in your inbox.
After 24 hours, the notes will vanish but won’t cause alerts. If you don’t load Instagram specifically to search for your pals, you won’t see their notes. There is just another cunning approach for Meta to have you stay on the social network longer.
It’s as simple as viewing someone else’s notes, provided that the user added you to the list of people who may view their notes. You must access the same inbox and watch for notes to rise to the top. You’ll see your Instagram friend’s emblem with text overlaid on the picture.
You must touch on the icons to view the full 60-character message since the bubbles are too tiny to display the complete text of a Note. If you respond to that note, the situation changes to an Instagram conversation.
The Notes interface for your Inbox may be seen in the screenshot above. Simply have a look at the user bubbles in the conversations’ header. All the magic takes place there.
Update your iPhone or Android app to receive the functionality that Instagram has begun rolling out. Do not become alarmed if an update is not accessible in your area. The new Instagram features, including Notes, are probably going to be progressively introduced worldwide by Meta.