Master basic Instagram tips and tricks


Want to get more out of Instagram? Here are a few basics on using the photo-sharing service.

First, the news feed: To “like” someone’s photo, don’t bother finding the little heart icon—just double tap the photo twice. The same goes for replying to someone’s comment—just tap and hold their username, and select Mention User.

Starting earlier this month, Instagram users can tag other users in photos. Go to your own photo, hit the dots in the bottom corner, then Add People.

You get more followers who might care about your photos by using relevant hashtags. The bread photo in the above video was tagged as #carbs, which brought me plenty of comments from other Instagram users.

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