Raise your hands if you’ve spent hours scrolling through multiple stylish feeds on Instagram, drooling over the candy-colored handbags and the statement shoes by some of your favorite brands like Kate Spade and J.Crew. Guilty? Us, too.
Instagram users complained about the social media site on Wednesday afternoon when they noticed photos from five days ago.
DownDetector.com revealed that IG had been having some problems. In a poll, 96 percent of people who complained of an issue said the problem was with their news feed.
For the past five years, Instagram has been an important tool for marketing and PR pros, allowing brands to produce everyday imagery to connect with audiences. But, now the rules are changing, Facebook (IG’s owner) is pursuing ways to monetize the platform and that may affect your efforts to boost organic engagement. In this article, we look at how you can keep the platform engagement you’ve worked hard for. Once you’ve read it, find out how comprehensive Instagram listening can help you maintain and grow your brand engagement goals.
There is a very useful tool on Instagram – tagging. This simple feature allows you to tag people on Instagram in your post. They receive a notification and your post actually becomes a part of their profile. But for as beneficial as this feature is, some people either never use it (or don’t know how to) or abuse it.
So to clear all that up, here are my best tips and advice for how and when to tag people on Instagram!