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With over 200 million people using it every day, Instagram Stories are now more popular than Snapchat. To go one-up, Instagram constantly reinvents its Stories feature by releasing things like selfie stickers, a color wheel for drawing, and so much more! Do you want to make the best of Instagram Stories?  With these tips and tricks, we’ve got you covered: #1. Get Creative with Customizations Catch the attention of your audience by using creative customizations on your stories. You can customize your Instagram stories by using three primary tools: stickers, doodles and text. Once you take a photo or video, use these tools to add elements of fun to your creations. Some customizations, like the stickers, are fun, lighthearted and give you plenty of opportunity to spice up your Stories. #2. Play around with Recording Modes Instagram Stories has several recording modes, such as: Live, Normal, Boomerang, and Hands-Free. Apart from taking pictures in Normal mode, you can also take a 15 seconds video. You can also take some amazing quick action shots using Boomerang. Use Hands-Free to record videos or do a live broadcast. #3. Use your Camera Roll Don’t wish to use the Instagram camera to click new pictures or videos? Just pick out any video or photo saved on your camera roll. However, know that if it isn’t portrait, it will be expanded to fit the vertical format of Instagram Stories. Go to your Instagram feed, Swipe to the right and you can access your camera roll to grab whatever you need. Use this feature to share any funny meme or video that you’ve saved to your phone. #4. Mention other accounts in your Stories Instagram is all about sharing creative content with others with similar interests. You can tag other accounts in your story and give…

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Whether you’re new to Instagram or a seasoned pro, there’s no denying the fact that everyone is after one thing – Followers. How do I get more followers? If that’s a question you’ve asked yourself, look no further. Here are 5 ways increase followers on your Insta account: #1. Place Comments strategically Many of us use the “follow, like, comment” system for getting new followers on Instagram. While this might get you a follow-back, it is a tedious process. In order to grow your Instagram following, try being a little more strategic with your commenting. Choose people who have similar audience as you and when you have the time, engage on these profiles. Go to these accounts and leave genuine comments on their most recent posts. Try to be one of the last persons to comment on the post. That way, anyone who visits that post will see your comment, and if they find it interesting, they might click over your account to have a look. In short, stay clear of generic and go genuine! #2. Connect with Instagram Stories Instagram stories are fun, versatile, and a great way to connect with your followers. Not only are they a huge hit, they also give you the chance to be recommended on Instagram. Create engaging content to get featured and discovered on the Instagram Explore page. Having one of your Stories featured on the Explore page can set off a viral effect that can get you plenty of likes, comments, and most importantly, new followers. #3. Mix up the media It may not be the wisest thing to think that Instagram is all about pictures. Videos can also act as a powerful tool to reach new audiences and garner more followers. The new Instagram algorithm gives priority to posts with higher…

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