Photos and Videos Can Now Be Used in Replies to Instagram Stories

Users can tap any creative tools in the camera, including face filters, stickers and Rewind

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Why just comment on Instagram Stories with text? Starting Thursday, photos or videos can be added, too.

Users with version 10.28 and above of the Instagram iOS or Android application can use the visual replies feature as follows:

  • To reply to a Story, simply tap the camera button while watching a Story.
  • Capture a photo, video or Boomerang and add any creative tools you’d like. Once you hit “Send,” you can continue watching Stories.
  • Replies to your Story appear in your Direct inbox as always.


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