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Unfollowing a user

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There may come a time as you start to use Instagram that you want to unfollow a user. There could be a number of reasons as to why you might want to unfollow somebody on Instagram. I'm not going to go into any of those right now. But, let's just say that you find someone that you want to unfollow. It's pretty simple. Navigate to your profile just by tapping on the right-hand side, and then go up to the Following section where it says Following in the top-right corner. This is going to give you a list of everybody that you're currently following on Instagram. You can see everybody that I am following here.

Unfollowing a user

There may come a time as you start to use Instagram that you want to unfollow a user. There could be a number of reasons as to why you might want to unfollow somebody on Instagram. I'm not going to go into any of those right now. But, let's just say that you find someone that you want to unfollow. It's pretty simple. Navigate to your profile just by tapping on the right-hand side, and then go up to the Following section where it says Following in the top-right corner. This is going to give you a list of everybody that you're currently following on Instagram. You can see everybody that I am following here.

And so, you can scroll through, and if you find somebody that you don't want to follow anymore, all you have to do is tap next to that person where it says Following. So, if I want to unfollow someone, just tap and I'm no longer following that person. So, anybody I don't want to follow anymore, I just go through and I tap next to their name, unfollow that person, I can follow them back by tapping again. And if they haven't allowed people to follow them, it may come through as a request or you may see just simply a green Following tab up here over there as well. So again, for whatever reason if you need to unfollow somebody, just navigate to the Profile tab, then click on the Following link, and then find whoever it is that you want to unfollow in the list.

You can also do this by going over into your news feed and then inside of the news feed you can tap on the person's name that you want to unfollow. You'll see a gigantic green button that says Following at the top. If you wish to unfollow that person, tap that button. If you don't want to unfollow that person, you can just go back. If you want to follow them again, tap it again, it will turn back green. So again, there could be many reasons why you want to do this, I don't pretend to know them all. But, if you ever need to, that's how you do it.

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Sharing Photos with Instagram

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Justin Seeley
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  1. 1m 25s
    1. Welcome
      1m 25s
  2. 13m 31s
    1. What is Instagram?
      1m 3s
    2. Downloading Instagram for iOS
      57s
    3. Downloading Instagram for Android
      1m 4s
    4. Signing up for an account
      1m 59s
    5. Exploring the Instagram website
      4m 18s
    6. Viewing an Instagram profile
      4m 10s
  3. 10m 19s
    1. Exploring the Instagram app
      5m 24s
    2. Taking a photo and controlling the built-in flash
      2m 46s
    3. Working with Auto Exposure and Auto Focus
      59s
    4. Using the rule of thirds grid
      1m 10s
  4. 24m 52s
    1. Opening a photo from your camera roll
      1m 3s
    2. Cropping and rotating photos
      1m 21s
    3. Applying effects to images
      3m 49s
    4. Simulating a tilt-shift lens
      1m 53s
    5. Simulating shallow depth of field
      2m 15s
    6. Using the Lux feature
      2m 16s
    7. Adding borders to your photos
      2m 20s
    8. Adding captions and location information
      2m 54s
    9. Tagging photos with hashtags
      3m 24s
    10. Saving high-resolution versions of your photos
      3m 37s
  5. 30m 13s
    1. Sharing with social networks
      5m 41s
    2. Sharing photos with Foursquare
      1m 11s
    3. Finding people to follow on Instagram
      3m 59s
    4. Unfollowing a user
      1m 38s
    5. Blocking and unblocking users
      2m 46s
    6. Liking and commenting on photos
      1m 58s
    7. Deleting comments
      2m 28s
    8. Instagram for business
      4m 29s
    9. Creating a meetup for Instagram users
      6m 3s
  6. 22m 51s
    1. Viewing Instagram photos using a web browser
      6m 14s
    2. Integrating Instagram into a website
      6m 14s
    3. Finding essential apps for Instagrammers
      1m 35s
    4. Printing Instagram photos
      1m 0s
    5. Tracking your Instagram statistics
      7m 48s
  7. 32s
    1. Goodbye
      32s

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