Are you getting the most from Instagram? Find out how to make it work for you

With the world of social media constantly moving, we know how hard it can be to keep on top of everything. We have done the hard work for you and pulled together some of the key social media headlines from the past week, and this week it’s an Instagram special!

10 Stickers to improve Instagram Stories engagement

Want more people to engage with your Instagram stories? Are you using stickers strategically?

In this article, you’ll find out how to use 10 Instagram Stories stickers to get more active engagement on your content.

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Longer videos in stories and new Stories-to-Reels links

As part of its broader shift towards video content, in order to maximize user engagement, Instagram is testing two new options that would further integrate its various video functions, following the merger of IGTV into its broader Instagram Video offering.

Instagram is testing new, longer video uploads in Stories, with videos of up to a minute in length no longer being cut down into smaller chunks.

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New music features for Reels, desktop posting and more

Instagram announced a number of new features that will roll out across both the Instagram Feed and its TikTok competitor, Reels. The creator-focused additions will allow users to collaborate with one another, raise funds and make better use of music on Reels, among other things. The company will also make its Instagram desktop website more usable, by allowing people to finally be able to post both photos and videos less than one minute in length using their desktop web browser.

Read more from Tech Crunch.

More tools to help creators maximize branded content partnerships

Instagram's testing some new creator monetization options, ahead of the Christmas shopping push, with a view to helping its most prominent users maximize their earnings potential through branded content arrangements.

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28 Instagram Stories ideas for eCommerce businesses

Are you marketing products on Instagram? Not sure what you should post every day?

In this article, you’ll find 28 Insta ideas and examples you can use for marketing your product-based business.

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