A new Instagram feature gives priority to close friends

Mohamed Shalaby - | Technology

To provide more accurate methods for managing interactions with specific accounts without entirely blocking them, Instagram is expanding its features to allow teenagers to restrict interactions with people they have tagged as close friends. This is part of an effort to offer more precise ways to regulate interactions with specific accounts.

It is now possible to restrict some accounts without barring them, thanks to the new tools that have been implemented by the platform. This means that the owners of such accounts will not be able to determine when you are online or when you are reading their messages, and their new comments on your posts will only be visible to you and them.

In the event that they attempt to tag you, a notification will show declaring that you do not permit anyone else to do so.

You may also create a list of close friends on Instagram, and when you share a post, note, video, or story, only those friends will be able to see it.

In an effort to improve user control and make interactions more helpful, the Instagram platform has introduced a new feature that enables users to restrict their interactions to only those with a select group of close friends.

After it has been active, only people who are on your Close Friends list will be able to view and comment on your posts, as well as send you messages, respond to your Stories, and tag you in posts and comments.

The comments, messages, and tags that other followers leave on your material will be hidden from you, but they will still be able to interact with your work.

In spite of the fact that this feature was developed with younger users in mind, it is a useful tool for everyone who wants to organize their time spent online and give priority to interactions with the people who are closest to them.

A variety of fine-grained control options have also been offered by Instagram. One of these choices is interaction time limits, which enable users to define a certain time frame to limit interactions. After the time frame has passed, the feature is automatically turned off, prompting users to either extend it or disable it.

There is a function called selective selection that gives users the ability to choose whether or not they want to restrict the interactions of new followers or accounts that they do not follow. This gives users further choice when it comes to regulating borders online.

Additionally, there is a function called Restricted Accounts that keeps other people from seeing your internet connection. This option also filters new messages and comments on your postings so that they are only accessible to you and the person who sent them with the message.

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