Instagram has reportedly rolled out product-tagging feature for all users in the US. The option was previously exclusive to creator and business accounts on Instagram. Wider rollout of this feature is expected in the next few months. Last week, Instagram introduced a feature that allowed users to add moderators to live videos. The photo-sharing app also launched auto-generated captions for videos in users’ feeds earlier this month.
According to The Verge, Instagram is opening up its product-tagging feature to all users in the US. Users will no longer need a manufacturer or business account to tag products in your posts. The feature is expected to roll out to users in other parts of the world in the next few months.
To tag a product on Instagram, users have to create a post. After editing the content, move on to the next page where users will be able to tag the brands of the products in their posts. tag people alternative. From here users will reportedly be able to see tagged product Where they can tap the product in their content, and then search for a product from that brand to add a tag. Other users will be able to see product tags in the post and tap them to make a purchase.
As of now, users do not stand to gain any benefit through product-tagging. Meta spokeswoman Anne Ye told The Verge that the platform is currently testing an affiliate program with select creators that lets them earn commissions through tagged products.
Instagram announced last week that it was rolling out a feature that allows users to add moderators to live videos. With the much-awaited functionality, creators can now appoint a moderator during their stream. An Instagram live stream moderator will be able to report comments and remove viewers from live. They can also turn off comments for the audience. Previously, only the user who started Live on the social network could manage it.
Earlier this month, the Meta-owned company also launched auto-generated captions for videos in users’ feeds. Automated captions on Instagram will be on by default for creators on the platform. Until now, creators had to manually add captions to their videos – a relatively tedious and time-consuming process. The introduction of automated captions has simplified the process while making Instagram more inclusive of listening to challenged users.