How to use Enhanced Tags on Instagram?

Instagram, a Meta-owned social networking platform, has introduced a new feature that allows users to name their creative collaborators in posts and reels. While collaborative posts were previously permitted on the platform, the functionality also displays the user tagged’s profile category. Continue reading to learn more about what Enhanced Tags on Instagram are and how to utilize them.

Instagram is a photo and video-sharing social networking website that was started in 2010 by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger and was later bought by Facebook Inc. Users can upload media to the app and website as well, which can then be altered with filters and grouped using hashtags and geographical labeling. Content can be shared with the general public or with pre-approved followers.

Read on to discover how to use Enhanced Tags on Instagram.

What are Enhanced Tags on Instagram?

Enhanced tags will allow users to recognize their innovative partners in Instagram posts and short videos that display in the Feed and Reels. According to Instagram, “this feature will highlight a creator’s prominently visible and conscience profile category.” As shown in the article’s feature image, the genres include make-up artists, choreographers, creative directors, photographers, and others.

How to use Enhanced Tags on Instagram?

  • Launch the Instagram app on your phone and tap on ‘+’ at the top right.
  • Then create a post and tap on Next.
  • After adding a caption tap on “Tag People”.
  • Tap on Add Tag to tag the contributor.
  • After that tap on Show Profile Category for exhibiting the creator category.
  • Then tap on Done and share it after adding supplementary tags.

Instagram is testing a new layout with a select number of users that will display the latest content in the reels and hashtag search area. The test, for instance, disables the recent section that displays when some user searches using hashtags. Following the success of the Top and Reels sections, Instagram is currently launching a new feature called Templates. As the name implies, the functionality will assist users in making videos using existing Instagram videos in the same structure. The feature is beneficial to creators because it saves time that would otherwise be spent manually designing a video’s format.


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