nstagram has officially launched a new feature, that will allow the users to share posts on their stories as a sticker either directly from their own account or from the public account of another person. This feature has been rolled out on Thursday, May 17 for Android while it will be available for iOS users in the next week.
Earlier, if users used to like any post and wanted to share it with their social circle, they used to take the screenshot of the post and later on share it on their stories. But now you would be glad to know that Instagram has officially narrowed the line between public posts and your stories. You can share the posts that you like a sticker on your story with your followers. The post that you share will have the username of the original poster and a link to the original post.
This feature was confirmed by Instagram earlier this year and was reportedly in the testing stage. This feature has been introduced to allow the users to provide comments and feedback to a post in a way that it should not be considered as their own. The features permit its users to add their comments on the top of the post or you can even tag your friends on any post that you like.
The concept of tagging has been very popular among the users of social media. Previously users were able to share posts with others via Direct Messaging on Instagram. You can get an idea about the popularity of the tagging features that it even forced the developers to introduce this new feature i.e. re-sharing. You can even disable this feature from the app settings if you are a public account holder and you don’t want their posts to be re-shared.