Instagram is putting a short spin on video streaming and private messaging. With two new significant updates which have entirely changed the face the platform on both Android and iOS, it looks like there’s no stopping for this media sharing service.

Now, when you go live on Instagram, many of your followers join and start commenting on it. It expands as time goes on. Still, if a new follower joins the video late, then he might be unable to understand what the video and comments are all about. So, you can pin any critical comment or an essential message on the live video, making it easier for the followers who have joined your live video a little late. In case you find it entertaining, then you can follow the guide and pin comments on Instagram live.

How to pin a comment on Instagram post?

Posted on  May 12, 2020, Instagram announced that they are testing a new feature, allowing users to pin the comments on top of the other ones. However, this is a new feature, and it might not be active for all users.

  1. To pin an Instagram comment:
  2. Open the Instagram app
  3. Login to your account
  4. Open a posts
  5. Tap on a comment and pull it to the left side
  6. Tap on the pin icon

As Instagram stated, “In addition to removing negative comments, we want to give people an easy way to amplify and encourage positive interactions. Soon, we’ll begin testing Pinned Comments. This feature gives people a way to set the tone for their account and engage with their community by pinning a select number of comments to the top of their comments thread.”

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How to pin a comment on Instagram Live?

Now with these new updates, you can pin a comment on your live video. Usually, a comment is pinned for other people to know the actual purpose of the video. Not every one of your followers does not have to join your live stream. So, for the people who have joined the video late, the necessary comment is pinned for them. Let’s see how to make it work.

To pin a comment on Instagram live:

  1. Open the Instagram app
  2. Login to your account
  3. Tap on your profile picture on the top left of the screen
  4. Find the Live button
  5. Start the live video
  6. Tap on any comment you want (you can add a comment and pin it too).
  7. Tap on Pin Comment

Done

Pin a comment on Instagram live
Pin a comment on Instagram live
Pin a comment on Instagram live

Eventually, after some time, your followers will join you on the live video. Now, if you find any critical comment related to the video, then you can pin that by clicking on that comment and choosing Pin Comment. Also, you can write your comment and pin it with the video. You’ll see that the comment will be placed at the bottom of all the comments, and it’ll be available for the whole duration of the video.

How to unpin a comment on Instagram live?

To remove a pinned comment on Instagram live you need to tap on x icon on the right side of the pinned comment.

All in all

Managing Instagram comment is of great help that Instagram added to its features. Though Instagram comment management service, you can get rid of unwanted and negative feedback, instead highlight the positive comment. You can also delete up to 25 comments at once.

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 How to Pin a Comment on your Live video on Instagram?
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Instagram is putting a short spin on video streaming and private messaging. With two new significant updates which have entirely changed the face the platform on both Android and iOS, it looks like there’s no stopping for this media sharing service.
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