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Instagram's Questions Sticker Lets Story-Watchers Ask You Anything

Instagram's new Instagram's new"Question"
Sandy Mccarthy | 13 July, 2018, 01:43

Instagram is taking its strong position in the social media space very seriously, and is constantly adding new features to keep the platform relevant for its existing users as well as gain new users. Highlights include its new Lite and IGTV apps, though there are several Instagram app tweaks sprinkled all throughout.

Instagram's latest feature, Questions Sticker, inserts a Reddit AMA (ask me anything)-like format into Stories - its ephemeral photo sharing component.

The feature doesn't seem to have rolled out to everyone yet.

To request questions from followers, the user selects the "questions" sticker located in the sticker library. How will you be using the new Questions sticker?

"Along with the polling sticker and emoji slider, the questions sticker gives you another easy way to get closer with all of your friends on Instagram", the firm said.

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Just a little heads up, people who asked the questions can see how you answer and can even share your response with their own followers. The "questions" sticker is then available in the first few rows of the stickers.

When friends see it they can tap on the sticker in order to ask you a question.

Like other stickers in the app, it can be dragged right onto a photo or video and placed wherever you'd like.

When a user views a story with a question, they can respond with any answer and send it along to the poster. Users can then tap the response to add their own answer, which can be posted as a new story.

For iOS, users will also be shown a blue alignment tool to help you centre your stickers.

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