Adam Mosseri Discusses the Ins and Outs of Instagram Search

Related photos ad videos will soon be added to results


Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri broke down how search works on the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network and detailed upcoming improvements in a blog post last month.

He wrote, “Let’s say you’re interested in finding pictures of space after seeing the blue moon. When you tap the search bar on the Explore page, the first thing you see is your recent searches. As you begin typing ‘space,’ we show you accounts, audio, hashtags and places that match the text of your search.

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