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The popular Photo and Video sharing Social Network is consistently testing a plethora of new features for the platform. Out of these features, some might find place in the platform others might get degraded. However, if you are looking for What are all the features that Instagram is currently testing, then this article is for you.
I’m updating this article weekly and have sorted the list of Instagram Features under testing with the latest one at the top.
So, without a further ado let me list out the features for you.
Instagram Features under Testing
Record Voice Messages in DM with a Single Tap
Back in 2018, Instagram added the feature to send voice messages in Instagram Direct. There is a mic icon in the message typing bar at the bottom of Instagram Direct. Currently, Tapping and Holding the mic icon records the voice message and releasing the mic icon sends it. Instagram is now testing a feature to record a voice message in DM with a Single Tap. As soon as you tap on the mic icon, it starts recording the voice note and then to send the voice not a new up arrow icon is added. You can see the same in the tweet below.
Fundraiser Info in Bio
Back in July 2020, Instagram rolled out the Personal Fundraiser feature to a small group of users living in the US, UK, and Ireland. The Fundraiser feature was spotted in the Edit Profile section of Instagram. To start a fundraiser, simply tap on Edit Profile>Add Fundraiser>Raise Money>Choose Cover Photo>Next>Done.
While so far selected people are seeing the Fundraiser posts on Feeds and Stories, Instagram is testing to show it on the Fundraiser’s Bio too.
See the Photo in Full before Sending it in DM
Right now, we can’t view a photo in full while sending it in DM but the platform is now testing a feature to view the photo in full. While selecting the photo, we simply need to tap on the photo and it will open in your phone’s screen in full.
Viewers can like Questions sent in an Instagram Live
Instagram is working on a feature to let the viewers like questions sent in a live. The Questions will be sorted with the most liked Questions at the top.
Save Stories as Drafts
You can read about this feature from below.