Facebook-owned Instagram has now introduced an interesting feature for users.
Instagram, the popular photo-sharing app, has been home to a range of features to give us a pleasant experience. Among the various features, the Facebook-owned app has, the latest one to join the list is the ability to pin comments on the Instagram posts.
The function allows any user to pin three comments on a post to the top of a page, which is intended to allow a post’s author to better monitor the comment thread’s tone by emphasizing positivity which moderating more negative and abusive responses that appear below the pinned comments.
The original test coincided with the introduction of a tool by Instagram for bulk deletion of comments, which has been live for two months. Only swipe left to pin a comment to show the options for publishing, deleting, and reacting. Now, you will see a pushpin icon to the far left of those three options.
How to pin comments on Instagram on Android, iOS?
Instagram will also allow you to pin your favorite comments on a specific post so that those you want to put on top stay on top and you can handle the comments on your Instagram images, videos, or boomerangs, and more. The functionality is similar to the comments pinned on Facebook and tweets pinned on Twitter.
Here’s how you can in comments:
- Head to the Instagram app on either your Android or iOS device
- Select any of your Instagram posts to pin the comment(s) you want to
- For iOS, right-swipe the particular comment you want to pin and select the Pin icon that appears. For Android, long-press the comment and select the Pin icon that appears on the top. The pin icon is situated with other options such as the left arrow option to reply to the comment, the icon to access more options (report the comment, restrict the user, block the user), and the delete option
- Once selected, the comment will now get pinned to the post the belongs to
- Additionally, you can access options such as report the comment, restrict the user who has commented or block the user who has commented
The new pinned comments on Instagram are now available to use for all Android and iOS users.