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Instagram Introduces “Challenges” Sticker for Its Stories Gallery

Instagram launches new 'Challenges' sticker

Facebook-owned photo and video-sharing app Instagram has launched a new feature — ‘Challenges sticker in the Stories gallery. This is a tech news.

Starting this Saturday, Instagram is testing ‘Challenges’ in Stories, which makes it easy to join challenges through a sticker, via the stories text tool, or from nominations from friends.

“We’ve seen that challenges are a fun way to interact with your friends on social media and that people are using @mentions, text and hashtags to join popular challenges,” the company said in a statement.

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With this new sticker, people will be able to participate and nominate their friends.

If a user comes across a challenge when watching other people’s Stories, that user can join in simply by tapping on the sticker to try it themselves. Anyone can try a challenge, even without being nominated.

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Instagram is testing ‘Challenges’ in Stories, which makes it easy to join challenges through a sticker, via the stories text tool, or from nominations from friends. Pixabay

“Alternately, when someone nominates you for a challenge, you’ll receive a direct message (DM) saying your friend mentioned you in their story,” the Facebook-owned app said.

“After you tap into their story where you’re nominated, you can tap “Try This Challenge” to open the camera with a “Nominated by” challenge sticker. You can then share this to your own story and your nominator will be tagged in your story,” the company added.

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For this test, everyone will be able to participate in challenges, but only a limited number of challenges will be available.

A few weeks ago, Instagram also launched the ‘Stay Home’ and ‘Ghar Pe Raho’ stickers, allowing users to see how others are practising social distancing during the lockdown. (IANS)

 

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