Instagram to show "Recommended Posts" on your home feed

31 December, 2017, 03:45 | Author: Sheri Evans
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With the Recommended for You feature and the Hashtags, Instagram seems to want users to follow more accounts, according to Business Insider.

"The new section, "recommended for you", is clearly labelled so as not to be confused with your own home feed". As the company describes it, the new feature will suggest posts for you, based on those that have been liked by other accounts that you follow. They can send Live Videos they are watching or creating, to users. People feel "Recommended for You" posts should be put in "Explore" section, making it easier for users to view them, only when they wish to.

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Instagram to show "Recommended Posts" on your home feed

Recently, Instagram has been focused on broadening access to posts and content beyond accounts that users follow. Sharing a unique coupon code or special promotion offer on Instagram can also be very helpful.

Instagram has also added a new section to its Help site explaining how the company determines posts that appear in "Recommended for You".

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This latest change to Instagram feeds is set to deliver lots of fresh content to users. But under the new system the posts will show up in normal feed.

Since Instagram switched from the chronological feed to the algorithmic one, this is probably one of the biggest changes the platform has down to the way how its feed looks.

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Users have choice to follow a hashtag or the new recommended. Instagram said there is going to be five posts suggested containing links to stuff liked by accounts that the user follows. For the hashtags, you can easily opt in and out voluntarily.

We're not seeing these in our Instagram feed yet, but we expect them to appear soon. Users may be less inclined to hit "like" when posts are more prominently visible to their friends. Nonetheless, Instagram has already started rolling out the new update and it's just a matter of time before you start seeing it on your feed.

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