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  • Instagram added a new feature that allows your friends to see your last activity status.
  • Similar to Snapchat, Instagram is also going to give notification alert on screenshot on stories.
  • Similar to WhatsApp text story, Instagram is also going to introduce text stories.

Recently Instagram has added a new feature that allows your friends to see your last activity status. Similar to other social media like WhatsApp and Facebook messaging app, Instagram is also developing it’s messaging section better.

“Show activity status” feature will tell people you follow or have chatted with before that when you were last active on Instagram in the direct messaging screen. This new last seen feature “Show activity status” is enabled by default in settings.

Well, thankfully, there is an option to hide last seen on Instagram. You can toggle off the new last seen feature “Show activity status”.

How to hide last seen on Instagram?

  1. Open Instagram.
  2. Navigate to your profile section.
  3. Open Settings and scroll down.hide last seen. hide instagram last seen
  4. Turn off “Show activity status” option.hide last seen. hide instagram last seen

But if you turn off “last seen” activity status for yourself, then you will also not be able to see last seen of others. But it sounds a fair deal.

What’s next?

According to popular Twitter handle WABetaInfo, Instagram will soon introduce some other features too.

One of the features is that Instagram will start giving alerts for screenshot on stories. Similar to Snapchat, Instagram is also going to give notification alert on screenshot on stories.

This screenshot feature has been live on direct stories from some time and soon will be live for Stories as well.

Another feature is text story on Instagram. Similar to WhatsApp text story, Instagram is also going to introduce text stories. This feature will allow users to upload stories of Text type with different fonts, colors, and background.

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