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Instagram Previews New Explore Layout, Which Will Impact Content Discovery

Instagram is set to overhaul its Explore section, which could have significant impacts on how users find your content – and which tags and key terms you use. As outlined on the Instagram blog, the new Explore layout will still be personalized for each user, but the content will be organized into ‘topic channels’ displayed across the top of the screen, and based on your interests.

Now you can make reservations and buy movie tickets on Instagram

Instagram is unveiling new features for businesses that want to use their profiles to message with customers and even facilitate transactions. Even if you’re not a business on Instagram, you might still notice the addition of action buttons, which will allow you to make a reservation, buy a ticket, start an order or make a booking using third party services, all from an Instagram business profile.

Instagram Now Lets You Re-Share Posts to Stories

Instagram’s new re-sharing feature lets you use other people’s posts as a sticker in your Instagram stories

Instagram CEO confirms upcoming “time spent” Usage Insights

You’ll get to see how long you spend on the app Instagram is jumping into the time well spent movement, following the unveiling of Google’s new time management controls last week. Code buried in Instagram’s Android app reveals a “Usage Insights” feature that will show users their “time spent”.