• Instagram Unveils 'Close Friends' Feature: How to Use It

    12 days ago - By Tom's Guide

    Here's how you can share a Story to only your closest friends.
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  • Instagram adds feature that means you can share Stories with just your closest friends

    Instagram adds feature that means you can share Stories with just your closest friends

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Instagram announced a new feature called "Close Friends" which will allow people to share their Stories exclusively with a list of approved users.
    Instagram's Head of Product Robby Stein said that in testing, people mostly used the feature to send Stories to their real-life friends.
    The feature rolled out globally on Friday on iOS and Android.
    Instagram announced on Friday a new feature to let users select "Close Friends" to view their Stories.
    Under the new feature, users will be able to select an exclusive list of people who will be able to view their Stories. The feature rolled out...
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  • Instagram's latest feature lets you share your stories with a select few

    Instagram's latest feature lets you share your stories with a select few

    12 days ago - By Phone Arena

    Users on Instagram often strive to have as many followers as they can, but gaining a large audience of strangers inevitably makes them adjust what they're allowing the world to see, keeping more private shares on Facebook or other social networks.
    But Instagram wants people to have their cake and eat it too and is now adding a new feature that will let them do that. Called Closed Friends, the new utility lets you make a list of followers to exclusively share Instagram stories with. As the name suggests, the idea is to have your real-life friends in a separate inner-circle type group that ...
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  • Instagram now lets you choose who can - and can't - see your Stories

    Instagram now lets you choose who can - and can't - see your Stories

    12 days ago - By The Next Web

    Instagram Stories are great for quickly sharing what's going on in your life - but sometimes you don't want all your followers to see them. The app's new Close Friends feature makes it easier to restrict your Stories to a select group of people, so you don't have to worry about your boss, your parents, or random strangers having a look. To access this feature, go to your profile and tap on ‘Close Friends' in the side menu to begin creating a list of people you'd like to share Stories with. Your list of close friends can be viewed...
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  • Instagram now allows you to share Stories only to your ‘close friends'

    Instagram now allows you to share Stories only to your ‘close friends'

    12 days ago - By The Mobile Indian

    Instagram will let you create a single private list of your best friends through search and suggestions and allow you to share more intimate stories with them, and not everyone. While viewing a Story as a ‘close friend', you'll be greeted with a green badge, indicating that you're viewing a Close Friends-only content.
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  • Instagram now lets you share stories with close friends only

    12 days ago - By WMPoweruser

    Instagram Stories is getting a bit more private today, for users who want to be. Facebook is adding a new ‘Close Friends category in Instagram which lets you choose who you share your Stories with as opposed to the previous all or nothing proposition. “Instagram Stories has become the place to express yourself and share everyday...
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  • Instagram's new feature allows users to share stories with smaller group

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    Facebook Inc's Instagram said on Friday it launched a new feature dubbed "Close Friends" allowing users to share their stories with a smaller group of people.
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  • Instagram now lets you share Stories to a Close Friends list

    Instagram now lets you share Stories to a Close Friends list

    12 days ago - By TechCrunch

    No one wants to post silly, racy, or vulnerable Stories if they're worried their boss, parents, and distant acquaintances are watching. So to get people sharing more, and more authentically, Instagram will let you share to fewer people. Today after 17 months of testing, Instagram is globally launching Close Friends on iOS and Android over the next two days. It lets you build a single private list of your best buddies on Instagram through suggestions or search, and then share Stories just to them. They'll see a green circle around your profile pic in the existing Story tray to let them know...
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  • Instagram's 'Close Friends' feature lets you keep Stories private

    12 days ago - By Engadget

    Instagram is introducing a bit more privacy to its social network with a new feature called Close Friends. It lets you share Stories that might be of a more private nature with just a select group of besties, while shutting out the rest of your follo...
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  • Instagram 'Close Friends': What It Is and How to Use It

    12 days ago - By Wired

    The photo-sharing platform now offers the ability to post photos and stories that are only visible to a tight circle of followers of your choosing.
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  • Instagram adds ‘close friends' to let you share stories to a more limited group

    Instagram adds ‘close friends' to let you share stories to a more limited group

    12 days ago - By The Verge

    In June 2017, Instagram announced that it had started testing a feature it then called “favorites,” which was an attempt to reinvent the friends list and encourage people to share more by letting them post to a more limited group of their followers. In response to the rise of “ Finstagrams ” - private accounts followed only by a person's closest friends - the company sought to give users more tools for private sharing, with a suite of features that touched nearly every part of the app.
    Nearly 18 months later, Instagram's twist on private sharing has arrived, and it looks much different...
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