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Social Media for Researchers: Instagram

Instagram for Researchers

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Useful Features

Instagram (Insta) is a visual app designed for photo sharing by uploading images or videos from your smartphone. Instagram is designed for smartphones, you can access on a PC but with very limited functionality. 

                            Instagram Posts

Upload, edit and post images or videos from your camera roll. Instagram is all about the visual but there are options to add captions to your images using words, hashtags or emojis and tag in locations and other users. When posting you can use filters to edit your photos. 

                              Instagram Stories

Stories are a great feature for content you do not want to appear in your permanent reel but would still like to share with your followers. There are many fun features to enhance your story and let your followers engage with your stories. Stories remain for 24 hours after posting but can be added to your highlights to remain visible.  

                            Instagram Reels

Reels lets you record and edit 15 second videos with audio, effects and creative tools. 

How to post on Instagram

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Instagram Help Centre

Visit the Instagram Help Centre for more useful tips