More changes are coming to Instagram, including gifs in the DMs and maybe even hideable hashtags

New Instagram features

Those of you who drown your Instagram captions in hashtags to rack up all those sweet, sweet likes for your photos (#and #you #know #who #you #are), Instagram appears to be testing a new feature just for you.

The test involves making hashtags not show up in the captions but still preserve the ability for them to surface your post in searches. The hashtags would apparently show up as blocks underneath a post as part of this new feature, credit for the discovery of which goes to indefatigable app researcher Jane Manchun Wong (We, and many other sites, have written previously about other buried or not-yet-announced features of various apps she's discovered early).

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More changes are coming to Instagram, including gifs in the DMs and maybe even hideable hashtags originally appeared on BGR.com on Thu, 20 Sep 2018 at 23:34:38 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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