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Instagram Now Shows When Your Friends Are Online

1 month ago   |   By Ubergizmo

When using apps like Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp, seeing if your friends are online at the moment is important because then you know whether or not the person might reply immediately. However when it comes to Instagram, we're not sure if there is a need to see whether or not your friends are online, or is there? The good news is that it seems that this is a feature that Instagram has decided to roll out to users. Yup, if you wanted to see if your friends are online, Instagram is now rolling out that feature for you. According to Instagram , “When your friends are active on Instagram...
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Instagram Gains Status Dots to Let You Know When Friends Are Online

Instagram Gains Status Dots to Let You Know When Friends Are Online

1 month ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Instagram today announced the launch of a new feature that's designed to let you know when your friends are active on the social network. When a friend is online, their profile picture will be accented with a green dot in various places within the app.
You'll see the green dot in the Direct inbox and in your friends list when you share a post from the feed. Dots will be displayed for friends who follow you or people you have previously spoken to in Direct.
If desired, you can hide your own status and turn off the ability to see when your friends are active in the settings section of the...
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