You can now do a lot more with Instagram Stories.
In an effort to increase engagement with the feature, the photo app added tagging, links and Boomerang support to Stories in an update rolling out Thursday.
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With the update, users can tag accounts within their Stories just like they’d tag accounts in a photo or video post. When an account is tagged in a Story, tapping their username will link to their account page.
Interestingly, unlike photo tagging, being tagged in a Story will notify you within a direct message with the person who tagged you (if a friend tags you in a normal photo post, the notification will appear in your main activity feed.) Read more…