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How to add music to your Instagram Story, even if you don't have the music sticker

There are several ways to add music to your Instagram Story. Rawpixel/Getty Images To add music to your Instagram Story, tap the sticker icon and select the music option. You can also add music to your Instagram Story from apps like Spotify, SoundCloud, or Shazam. If you can't add music to an Instagram Story, you may need to update the app first. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Most Instagram users take advantage of the Stories feature, which allows you to...
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3 simple ways to change the background color of your Instagram story

You can change your Instagram background using the pen, brush, and dropper tools or with a premade background. Prostock-Studio/Getty Images You can change the background color of an Instagram story when you upload or repost an image. You can also change the background color of a story that has just text or stickers with the Create tool. If you have a pre-made background, you can upload it to your story and customize it from there. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stori...
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Drake Officially Becomes First Artist to Pass 50 Billion Spotify Streams

Unofficial reports began trickling out a few days ago, but now it’s official: Drake has become the first artist ever to surpass 50 billion combined streams on Spotify, a rep for the streaming service confirmed to Variety. Drake himself didn’t wait for official confirmation, posting the news on his Instagram Story over the long holiday […]
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How to share a tweet through your Instagram Story on an iPhone

Twitter now lets some iPhone users add tweets to their Instagram Story from the Twitter app. Maskot/Getty Images You can add tweets to your Instagram Story quickly and easily if you have an iPhone — but note that this feature is not available for all iPhone users at this time. Once you've added a tweet to your Instagram Story, you can resize it and move it around before sharing. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. It's fun to share tweets on Instagram, but the...
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How to put music on your Instagram Story and customize it

You can put music on your Instagram Story alongside photos or videos. Shutterstock You can put music on your Instagram Story by tapping the sticker icon in your Story and selecting "Music" from the list of options. There's a lot of music to choose from — you can scroll through Instagram's recommended list of songs, or search for your own song. Music clips can only be 15 seconds long, but you get to choose which 15 seconds of the song to include in your Instagram Story. Visit Business Insi...
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Facebook publicly launches its collaborative music video app, Collab

Collab, Facebook’s experimental app for making collaborative music videos, is today launching out of private beta testing with a public release on the App Store. The app is one of now many projects from Facebook’s internal R&D group, NPE Team, which tests out new ideas that could ultimately influence Facebook’s next steps in social media. Collab itself first emerged in late May, as the pandemic forced users to stay home and find new ways to entertain themselves online. For musicians, the pandemi...
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How to repost a video on Instagram to your Story or Profile in 3 ways

It's easy to repost a video on Instagram. Shutterstock/NARAPIROM You can repost a video on Instagram from another user in several ways, using the official Instagram app, a screen recording, or a third-party app. To repost a video to your Instagram Story, tap the paper plane icon underneath the video post you want to share. There's no built-in way to repost Instagram videos to your profile — you'll need to make a screen recording of it, or use a third-party app like Repost. Make sure yo...
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Instagram revamps its mobile messaging app Threads

Instagram is continuing to develop its standalone messaging app, Threads. Last month, the company to make it possible for users to message everyone, instead of just “close friends,” as its other messaging app, Direct, once did. Today, Instagram is releasing a redesigned version of the Threads app with updated navigation and a Status tab, as well as support for posting photos and videos to your Instagram Story. The changes address some of Threads’ shortcomings in usability. Though the app ...
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Morgan Wallen, Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley Call Biden Celebrations Hypocritical, Say ‘Time to Start Booking Shows’

Two top country stars, Morgan Wallen and Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley, have called out Biden supporters celebrating in the streets as “hypocritical” and used the spontaneous rallies to buttress their positions that live concerts need to resume immediately. “Time to start booking shows,” wrote Wallen on his Instagram Story, accompanied by a photo of […]
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How to send and receive DMs on Instagram from your computer, as well as unsend and delete messages

It's simple to send Instagram DMs from your computer. Shutterstock You can DM on Instagram from your computer using any internet browser. To send direct messages from your computer, head to the Instagram website and click the paper plane icon in the top-right. This story is part of Business Insider's Guide to Instagram. In April 2020, Instagram added the ability to send direct messages to its desktop website. This means that Instagram users can now send direct messages, photos, gifs, a...
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How to post videos on IGTV, Instagram's dedicated section for longer videos

It's easy to post IGTV videos. Roman Samborskyi/Shutterstock You can post on IGTV from the Instagram mobile app by selecting the "Long Video" option when you upload a video, or on a desktop through your profile page. Normal Instagram videos can only be up to a minute long, but IGTV videos can be up to an hour. The first 15 seconds of your IGTV video will be posted on your feed, and followers can tap or click it to watch the full video. This story is part of Business Insider's Guide to ...
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How to post on Instagram from your phone or computer, using the official app or an internet browser

Posting on Instagram is simple. Oleksiy Boyko / EyeEm/Getty Images You can post on Instagram at any time using the free mobile app, or on a desktop with Safari or Google Chrome. The Instagram app lets you post photos, videos, and more with just a few taps. If you're posting on Instagram from a Mac or PC, you'll have to change your browser settings.  This story is part of Business Insider's Guide to Instagram. Since its release in 2010, Instagram has taken the world of social media by storm...
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A beginner's guide to Instagram, the wildly popular photo-sharing app with over a billion users

Instagram is easy to set up and use. Instagram; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Instagram is a free social media platform for sharing photos and videos.Since its launch, Instagram has become a popular way to connect with brands, celebrities, thought leaders, friends, family, and more.From short-form videos to live streaming, Instagram has a vast array of features that we'll outline below. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky One ...
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How to add a link to your Instagram Story — and why you may not be able to

If you have the right account, adding a link to your Instagram Story is easy. SOPA Images/Getty Images You can add a link to your Instagram Story using the chain link icon in the top menu of your Story screen.Once you add a link to your Instagram Story, followers and viewers can view that linked content by swiping up on your Story. The link tool is only available on Instagram Stories for users with more than 10,000 followers, or a verified account. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference li...
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An Instagram influencer with 176,000 followers explains how much money she makes for a sponsored post and per story slide

Many social-media influencers earn money online by promoting products to their followers on Instagram. Katy Bellotte, a YouTube creator and Instagram influencer, broke down how much she earns per sponsored Instagram post.  Bellotte said rates varied based on what the brand is looking for and that, on average, she earns between $2,400 and $5,000 for a sponsored Instagram post.  Subscribe to Business Insider's influencer newsletter: Influencer Dashboard. Katy Bellotte began her influencer caree...
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An Instagram influencer with 176,000 followers explains how much money she makes for a sponsored post and for a story slide

Many social-media influencers earn money online by promoting products to their followers on Instagram. Katy Bellotte, a YouTube creator and Instagram influencer, broke down how much she earns per sponsored Instagram post.  Bellotte said rates varied based on what the brand is looking for and that, on average, she earns between $2,400 and $5,000 for a sponsored Instagram post.  Subscribe to Business Insider's influencer newsletter: Influencer Dashboard. Katy Bellotte began her influencer caree...
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An Instagram influencer with 170,000 followers reveals how much money she makes for a sponsored post

Many social-media influencers earn money online by promoting products to their followers on Instagram. Katy Bellotte, a YouTube creator and Instagram influencer, broke down how much she earns per sponsored Instagram post.  Bellotte said rates varied based on what the brand is looking for and that, on average, she earns between $2,400 and $5,000 for a sponsored Instagram post.  Subscribe to Business Insider's influencer newsletter: Influencer Dashboard. Katy Bellotte began her influencer caree...
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An Instagram influencer with 176,000 followers breaks down how much money she earns from a sponsored post

Many social-media influencers earn money online by promoting products to their followers on Instagram. Katy Bellotte, a YouTube creator and Instagram influencer, broke down how much she earns per sponsored Instagram post.  Bellotte said rates varied based on what the brand is looking for and that, on average, she earns between $2,400 and $5,000 for a sponsored Instagram post.  Subscribe to Business Insider's influencer newsletter: Influencer Dashboard. Katy Bellotte began her influencer caree...
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Many brands have stopped caring about Instagram follower counts when hiring influencers. They're looking at metrics like saves, comment sentiment, and DMs instead.

Many influencers earn a big chunk of their revenue by promoting products to their followers on Instagram. And when it comes to influencer marketing, brands are no longer looking to hire those with the most followers. Instead, they are often interested in the accounts with the highest engagement.  To measure engagement, brands and marketers are studying new metrics, like how many saves and likes a post has and whether followers mention the brand or product in the comments of the post. Subscribe...
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The top influencer-marketing metrics on Instagram that brands are tracking to measure success, from saves to comment sentiment

Many influencers earn a big chunk of their revenue by promoting products to their followers on Instagram. And when it comes to influencer marketing, brands are no longer looking to hire those with the most followers. Instead, they are often interested in the accounts with the highest engagement.  To measure engagement, brands and marketers are studying new metrics, like how many saves and likes a post has and whether followers mention the brand or product in the comments of the post. Subscribe...
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The Instagram metrics that brands are using in 2020 to decide whether to hire an influencer and to measure campaign performance

Many influencers earn a big chunk of their revenue by promoting products to their followers on Instagram. And when it comes to influencer marketing, brands are no longer looking to hire those with the most followers. Instead, they are often interested in the accounts with the highest engagement.  To measure engagement, brands and marketers are studying new metrics, like how many saves and likes a post has, and whether followers mention the brand or product in the comments of the post. Subscrib...
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How to use the Close Friends feature on Instagram and share your Stories with a select group of followers

To use the Close Friends feature on Instagram, you can first access it through the Settings menu on your Profile.  Instagram's Close Friends feature allows you to post temporary Instagram Stories for a select group of followers. You may find that Instagram's Close Friends feature useful if you don't want to share specific posts with everyone on the app. You can add or remove followers from your Close Friends list at any time.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more Stories. ...
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Can't add music to your Instagram Story? Here's 2 ways how to add music, whether you have the music sticker feature or not

If you can't add music to an Instagram Story or video, it might mean you live in a country or region where the feature isn't available due to copyright issues. Not being able to add music to an Instagram Story might also signal that you need to update your Instagram app. If you're trying to share a branded content campaign, you can't put music in it, no matter where you are.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Adding music to an Instagram Story is an easy way to...
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NBA’s Warriors Foundation Plans Auction to Help Pay Reverse Mortgage Balance

The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced that the charitable Warriors Community Foundation has organized a prize package to be auctioned, with the raised money going toward the son of a reverse mortgage borrower in danger of losing his family’s home in a foreclosure action. The West Oakland, Calif. home has significant sentimental and symbolic value to the San Francisco-based NBA team the Golden State Warriors, and it’s for that reason that the foundation is stepping in to assist o...
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How to add a 'Challenge' on Instagram stories and use the sticker feature to join trending hashtag challenges

You can add a Challenge sticker on an Instagram story to create a challenge or participate in a viral challenge. Challenges let you participate in Instagram-wide trending tags, get creative, and put your photos in front of more eyes.  If you don't see the Challenge sticker, first try updating your Instagram app. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. One of Instagram stories newest interactive features is the challenges sticker.  Challenges let users participate in...
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A new 30-page report breaks down how to use Instagram Stories effectively in 2020. Here are 4 key takeaways for influencers, brands, and businesses.

A new report from the analytics company Conviva looked at the state of Instagram Stories in 2020. Having eight or more frames in an Instagram Story and turning on replies help increase reach rates across accounts, Conviva found. The most effective stories were shared by accounts with between 10,000 and 50,000 followers, according to the report. Stories contain fewer frames on average in 2020 than they did in 2019, but reach and engagement have increased. Business Insider broke down four key ta...
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A new 30-page report breaks down how to use Instagram Stories effectively in 2020. Here are 4 key takeaways for influencers, marketers, and media companies.

A new report from the analytics company Conviva looked at the state of Instagram Stories in 2020. Having eight or more frames in an Instagram Story and turning on replies help increase reach rates across accounts, Conviva found. The most effective stories were shared by accounts with between 10,000 and 50,000 followers, according to the report. Stories contain fewer frames on average in 2020 than they did in 2019, but reach and engagement have increased. Business Insider broke down four key ta...
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An Instagram influencer's guide to negotiating a brand sponsorship and what contract terms to watch out for

Austen Tosone is a beauty and style influencer and beauty content director at the content creation platform Jumprope. She has 11,000 followers on Instagram and runs the blog Keep Calm and Chiffon. For many influencers, especially those primarily working on Instagram, brand sponsorships are their main source of income.  Tosone broke down her tips for negotiating a sponsorship and how to pitch a deal.  Subscribe to Business Insider's influencer newsletter: Influencer Dashboard. For many influen...
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Twitter tests feature to prompt users to read articles before retweeting them

Twitter is testing a prompt that would ask users to read an article before retweeting it, the company announced on June 10. The test is happening on Android devices only, as Twitter says that “Keeping the experiment to one platform lets us build and test as fast and effectively as possible.” The company says it will only check if users have read the article within the app, and will still give users the option to retweet the article without reading the article in question. Sharing an article can...
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How to repost an Instagram Story you were tagged or mentioned in to your own Story

You can repost an Instagram Story someone's tagged you in — you just need to head to your direct messages page. When someone tags you in a Story, Instagram will send you a direct message with a link to repost it to your own Story. The original poster's username will be visible on your new Instagram story when you repost it. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Instagram allows users to reshare posts they've been tagged in to their own Story. When someone else uses the @mention ...
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