Social media gain Instagram has some new tips for the business accounts to control DM tools and how to use product tags in their news feed.
These are helpful – Instagram shares some new tips today to help people do a better job with the DM control tools available to them as well as a quick overview of how business accounts can apply product tags to their feed posts, Stories, Reels and the IGTV platform.
Instagram chief Adam Mosseri has provided some pointers on how to use the various DM tools available, which you may not be aware of. In which he showed top key features of the DMs. Let’s dive into it!
- Message request: A recent post from musician T-Pain stated that he had received a wide variety of DM requests that he didn’t know about, which prompted Mosseri to explain the way that these requests work.
- Mosseri explains the ability to mark a message as ‘unread’ by long-pressing on it. Which could be very important given that Instagram has just announced that newly received emails will be marked as unread.
- Mosseri also praised Vanish Mode, which takes active when the chat window is closed and makes all the seen messages disappear. This was first mentioned last September by Facebook.
- Additionally, Mosseri also discusses the different DM control options available under Settings Privacy and Messaging.
As noted, this article explains how many DM features you can use on Instagram, especially the option of ‘Mark as unread’, which could become more relevant if Instagram’s read receipts trigger a push. There is also a handy tutorial on the Instagram Creator account explaining how to tag products in your Instagram posts, as well as getting started with Stories, Reels and IGTV.
In general, these are some useful points that may help to point out some things you may not have known, or guide you in maximizing your IG content. Whether you choose one or the other, both clips are worth checking out in order to determine your various options.