Instagram continues to test new features to grow the platform and provide more tools to the millions of users who use the app daily. On this occasion, it was announced that the social network belonging to Facebook will allow the inclusion of links in the Stories of any user.
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Until recently, the function of ‘swipe-up’ on Instagram Stories it was exclusive to users with verified accounts or with more than ten thousand followers. However, very soon adding links in stories will be a tool available to everyone, no matter who they are.
How will the new links work on Instagram Stories?
Users will be able to add a link to their stories using a sticker similar to the existing ones, such as ‘Questions and answers’, ‘Music’ or ‘Polls’. All they have to do is create the story, click on the new one sticker and place the link they want.
Instagram will take care of showing only a small part of the URL and creating a direct link that connects to said web page with just one click.
Vishal Shah, director of Instagram, was the one who revealed the arrival of this new function during an interview with The Verge, making it known that the new sticker to add links is tested and will replace the swipe up function of the ‘swipe-up’. And that at the moment only have a limited number of users to make the last adjustments to the tool.
Instagram looking for more news
The ability to include links in Instagram Stories It is not the only new feature of the platform, since the social network is testing different tools that could officially arrive very soon. One of them is being able to upload photos or videos saved from a computer, with editing options similar to the mobile version.
It remains to hope that Instagram reveal more details of the next updates, which you can take advantage of thanks to the unlimited social networks that your Unlimited Friend of Telcel, such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Messenger, Instagram and Snapchat, with the connectivity of #TelcelLaMejorRed with the highest Coverage.
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With the new sticker To add links you can share even more with your followers, from web pages, social networks, YouTube videos and even your online store if you are an entrepreneur. What do you think of this alternative to grow your business?
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