Instagram Surprise: Now Follow Hashtags With This New Feature

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| December 13 , 2017 , 17:47 IST

Social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have specific data collection systems which collect the information and requirement of the users to work for the betterment of the application. Photo-sharing platform, Instagram also keeps an eye on the latest trends and keep introducing a new feature for the better user experience.

In the latest development, Instagram will allow the users to follow hashtags. The feature has been rolled out while keeping the millions of users who keep searching and adding appropriate hashtags to their posts for adding more relevance to the image or video. Hashtags can be identified as hobbies, passions or communities, anything having a connection to the post.

Instagram mentioned about the new feature in a blog post which read, " Every day, millions of people share photos and videos and tag them with relevant hashtags. #onthetable, #slime and #floralnails are just a few examples of hashtags that represent the many interests and passions of our community. To make these posts even more discoverable, we’re introducing hashtags you can follow."

In order to follow the hashtags on Instagram, the user needs to search for his topic of interest which will allow the related hashtags to appear on the screen. The user can then choose the hashtag out of displayed results and follow it. Following a hashtag is nothing different from following a friend.

The action will allow the users to receive feed from that hashtag on their respective walls along with the latest stories. Some popular hashtags are used unnecessarily which could crowd the user's feed, to avoid which the user can unfollow the hashtag anytime.

The feature will also allow the users to check the hashtags followed by other people by visiting their profiles. In case, your account is private then your hashtags will only to be visible to your followers.