Zooming in on Instagram stories with the familiar pinch gesture will make it easier to discern tiny text and examine image details in people's stories up close.
You can now share your TikTok Stories on Instagram and Facebook
TikTok's new sharing feature allows you to easily repost your TikTok stories as stories on Instagram, Facebook and other rival social media networks.
The repeating Instagram stories bug has been fixed, here’s how to apply a patch
Repeating Instagram stories is a software bug which affects some users, prompting Meta to release an update to fix this annoying issue.
A new Instagram test hides excessive stories behind a “Show All” button
Instagram's Stories feature is conducting a limited test that hides excessive stories shared by others behind a new “Show All” button.
Instagram is testing a vertically-scrolling Stories feed, similar to TikTok
Instagram is now testing a vertically-scrollable Stories feed similar to TikTok, which already offers vertical scrolling in its popular video app.
Instagram Stories testing longer videos up to 60 seconds because TikTok and Snapchat
You'll soon be able to publish Instagram Stories videos up to 60 seconds long, removing the current 30-second limitation for videos that appear within stories.
How to share tweets to Instagram Stories
Learn how to directly share tweets on Instagram as story stickers using Twitter's official mobile app for iPhone and iPad, with Android support eventually launching in the future.
How to quickly translate any foreign text you see in Instagram stories
You can automatically translate Instagram stories text not in your native language into any of the more than 90 supported languages, and we show you how to do it in Instagram's app.
Instagram testing monetization options with exclusive stories only available to subscribers
Instagram subscription payments may be coming as the company explores monetization options with a new Exclusive Stories feature limiting content to fans who'd pay to follow you.
How to delete an Instagram story
You know that any story you create on Instagram is only visible for 24 hours. After that, it disappears from your profile. If you have the setting enabled, those stories can be moved to your Stories Archive so you can revisit and reshare them again or delete them for good. But if you want to remove an Instagram story before the time is up, you can certainly do that too.
Here, we’ll show you how to delete an active, archived, and promoted Instagram story.
How to use the Instagram Effect Gallery for stories
We’ve shown you how to make your Instagram stories stand out with filters, text, stickers, and even music. But there’s one more built-in feature that can truly make those stories pop. The Effect Gallery in the Instagram app lets you add pizzazz that fits you and your story.
Add some sparkles to your night on the town, hearts to your sweetheart, or flowers to your pet. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to use the Effect Gallery including seeing how other Instagrammers take advantage of it. You might just be inspired!
How to spruce up Instagram stories with filters, text, and more
Instagram offers some fun features for creating stories. You can use Multi-Capture for snapping several photos on the fly, include your favorite song, or use Superzoom for focusing on your subject. But there’s more!
From drawings to stickers to text, you can truly make your Instagram story memorable or meaningful. If you’re new to Instagram or simply haven’t taken the time to check out the story editing features, iDB is here to help. Here’s how to spruce up your next Instagram story with the app’s built-in editing tools.