top of page
  • Writer's pictureRogier Visser, Founder Roundabout social

To encourage more use, Instagram to allow sharing with fewer


NEW YORK (AP) — Keep your friends close ... and your close friends closer?


Instagram is adding a feature to make it easier to share photos and videos with fewer folks.


Called Close Friends, the new feature lets users share Stories — photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours — with people they put on a special list. The idea is people may feel more comfortable sharing some things with just close friends, rather than all followers.



Regular posts would still appear to everyone, though users have the option of pre-approving followers. Facebook already lets people narrow audiences for individual posts, but the Facebook-owned Instagram hasn’t.


Social-media companies are quickly learning that bigger audience sizes for users can mean a reluctance to share more personal stuff. So, they are adding ways to communicate with smaller groups. This is why Facebook is beefing up its Groups feature, and why messaging apps are so popular.


Read more: https://apnews.com/71011ed0492c47219e7f51fa72a86f8e


Original source: https://apnews.com

7 views0 comments

コメント


Discover Roundabout's free reporting tool for every social media campaign

Download the app

Apple and Android

apple_google_edited.png
apple_google_edited.png
bottom of page