Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Send direct messages to other users, part of Learning Instagram.
- [Instructor] When you share a photo or video…to your Instagram feed, anyone who follows you…will be able to view and comment on that post.…But there maybe times when you only want…to share a photo with a certain person or a smaller,…specific group of people.…Maybe the photo is an inside joke…only certain people will get,…maybe it's a family photo you only wanna share…with your family.…Whatever the case, you can use a feature…called Instagram Direct to send a photo…or video message to anyone you like.…Now one thing to know about Instagram Direct…is that you can't send a plain text message.…You have to send a photo or a video,…either your own or someone else's in your feed…in order to send a direct message to someone else.…
But once you send a photo or a video,…you can keep the conversation around that going…as long as you like.…Basically, you wanna look for this paper airplane button.…Anywhere you see that means you can send the item…associated with it as a direct message.…So as you can see as I scroll through my feed,…
- What is Instagram?
- Creating an Instagram account
- Following other users
- Taking photos and videos
- Editing photos
- Adding filters
- Creating Instagram stories
- Liking and commenting on photos
- Tagging photos
- Regrammming photos
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 06/11/2018. What changed?
A: We added three new videos that teach you how to use Instagram stories, collections, and direct messaging.