Instagram Launches Stories Archive And Stories Highlights Tools
Two new tools have been launched by Instagram, namely, Stories Archive and Stories Highlights, for its Stories feature. With the added feature, Instagram Stories Highlights, the users will be enabled create highlights from their shared Stories. Now, stories will be saved automatically into a personal Stories Archive that can be accessed by users anytime. Also, individuals can group stories they have shared earlier into highlights and present them on their profile.
The Stories Highlights will surface in a new segment on the profile of the user beneath their bio. To produce a highlight, the users require hitting on the circle “New” on the left. After that, individuals can select Stories they wish to archive and also pick a cover for the highlight and set a name for it as well. The highlight will emerge as a circle on the profile of the user. Upon tapping, it will play as a separate story.
In a blog post, Instagram said, “Story Highlights enables you to display every side of your individuality, and you can create highlights from simply anything you have shared in the past to your story.” It is possible to make as many as highlights the users wish to. Simply click and cling to a highlight to remove or edit it.
Stories are automatically saved by Instagram Stories Archive that expires, to the archive of the user. By clicking the icon “Archive” on the profile of the user, they can access the Stories. Instagram allows the users to toggle between Stories Archive and Posts Archive from the Archive segment. Stories within the Stories Archive will be seen in a lattice with the latest stories at the foot. Individuals will spot a date pointer on the initial story from every day.
To see a story, just hit on it in the Archive. An archived story can also be added by the users to their Stories, include it to a highlight, or share it as a post. To note, the archived posts are personal to a user, and they will not be noticeable to their followers, friends on Instagram.