Instagram’s Finally Getting the Feature We’ve All Been Waiting For

Posted on April 28, 2018 by Mehedi Hassan in Social with 5 Comments

Instagram will soon let you mute other users on the platform. The company is testing a new mute feature with a small group of users that lets you mute posts from users. Once you mute an account, their posts won’t show up on your Instagram feed unless you manually open their profile and view their posts. Muting someone won’t notify them — and that’s really the whole point.

Instagram is a good way of keeping track of your what your friends are up to, but some abuse the platform with lots of spam and the mute feature will come in really handy here. This way, you don’t have to see all their posts on your feed without needing to unfollow them. Muting someone will probably also hide their updates on Stories.

Along with Mute, Instagram is testing a bunch of other features: Direct is getting support for video calls, Stories are getting reactions, a calendar-view for Story archives, and a Slow-Mo feature for Stories.

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5 responses to “Instagram’s Finally Getting the Feature We’ve All Been Waiting For”

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    Waethorn

    Instagram’s Finally Getting the Feature We’ve All Been Waiting For


    An uninstaller?

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    offTheRecord

    "Instagram’s Finally Getting the Feature We’ve All Been Waiting For"


    The chronological timeline is coming back?


    "Instagram is a good way of keeping track of your (sic) what your friends are up to"


    Instagram *used* to be a good way of keeping track of what your friends *are* up to. Now, it's just a way to see randomly filtered posts that often are days or weeks old -- randomly.

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    Rob_Wade

    I barely even use Instagram. After all, it's a picture-sharing platform and most of my connections post pictures I really don't care about. I open the app maybe once a day.

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    LaurenDesouza

    Such a great news for Instagram users and lovers as the app got new feature so now small group of users that lets you mute posts from users which is less annoying than before.


    Lauren,

    CV Folks


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