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Instagram will compete with Tik Tok with its new features, testing has started!

Highlights

  • New feature can be found on Instagram
  • Customers may get new update soon
  • This feature can give competition to Tik Tok

New Delhi. Meta-owned Instagram is constantly working towards launching new features. Let us tell you that if we talk about the newly included new features by the company, then these are vertical-swipe stories. Yes, now this new feature is being tested with the users. Let us tell you that this feature has been offered to select users only. In such a situation, most users will not even know about it yet.

Let us tell you that this feature supports vertical scrolling instead of horizontal scrolling as you have seen in many apps before. The company is also rolling out cross-post views from Facebook. It is not clear whether this single testing is limited to a single area or will be made available globally.

As reported by 9To5Mac.A, as reported by social media consultant Matt Navarra, some users based in Turkey have received an Instagram update that brings vertical scrolling to Stories.

While stories from the same user can still be viewed by tapping on the left or right side of the screen, to go to the next user’s stories will need to be swiped down.

According to the report, tech journalist Thassius Veloso also received the same update in Brazil, which suggests that Instagram is rolling out the new vertical scrolling design to more countries.

The report says that the change probably comes as an attempt to compete with TikTok, which already offers vertical scrolling in its app. Instagram is also making it possible to see a list of Facebook viewers when you post a story on both platforms. This further strengthens the integration between the two services. It is unclear whether this is a gradual, limited rollout. Meta has already added support for direct messaging Facebook users to Instagram and vice versa. So this new change is not surprising at all, as Meta has been closing the gap between them in different ways for some time.

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