Instagram will soon be testing a repost function that’s similar to one found on Twitter. According to a report, which cites a spokesperson from the social network platform, the feature will soon go live. A select few Instagram users will be involved in the testing. Last week was the first time this feature was mentioned. A social media consultant saw it on Instagram Head Adam Mosseri’s account and shared a screenshot. Twitter is also working on Instagram Stories support for tweet sharing.
TechCrunch Reports A spokesperson for Meta, a photo and video sharing platform, has confirmed that the repost feature will be tested with a limited number of people. “We’re exploring the ability to reshare posts in [Instagram] Feed — similar to how you can reshare in Stories — so people can share what resonates with them, and so original creators are credited for their work,” According to a spokesperson, the following was said.
Matt Navarra is a social media consultant and analyst. First spotted The feature was posted and a screenshot showing the Reposts Tab on Instagram’s head Adam Mosseri was uploaded. It suggested that users would see the Report tab on their profiles, alongside the posts reels and tagged photo tabs. Two days later, Navarra Post Another image that briefly demonstrates how this feature works is shown below. Instagram’s Repost tab will likely show all reposts users have reshared.
You can currently repost a Reel on Instagram and share it as a DM with your friends and groups. You can’t reshare the post in any way other than you can on Twitter. It recently added its own cross-platform sharing/ reposting feature for Android.
Android users can now quickly share tweets to Instagram Stories or Snapchat using the new Twitter feature. In the past, users had to take screenshots to post them to Instagram Stories. During the process, they also had to build on the clutter in their photos/ gallery apps in smartphones. Microblogging platform announced that it would allow users to share tweets directly to LinkedIn on both Android and iOS.