A function that celebrates birthdays arrives on Instagram: how it will be

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instagram prepare a new way of celebrate birthdays. Those who are used to sharing birthday content will have a exclusive publication on the day of the celebrationaccording to a recent leak that originated on Twitter.

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The mobile developer and reverse engineering expert Alessandro Palucci (@alex193a) has published an image extracted from the source code of Instagram, where you can see the next news of the social network.

According to the screenshot, this tool will allow a user to do that take a selfie so that followers remember his birthday. She also has a special filter to set it as profile photo.

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The feature that Instagram plans to launch to celebrate a birthday without leaving the app.  Photo: @alex193a.

The feature that Instagram plans to launch to celebrate a birthday without leaving the app. Photo: @alex193a.

At the moment this new update will be in full development and does not have an official release date, although it is expected to arrive as a mobile update any moment now. Android and iOS of all the world.

Meanwhile, Instagram users are taking advantage of various tools to celebrate the birthdays of family and friends.

How to congratulate friends on Instagram

Currently, users of the social network usually post a photo in Stories along with the awardee’s label and more allusive sticker or emoji to this theme.

To use them you must enter the “Stickers” section and write “Happy birthday!” so that all the options from the large catalog that the app has appear immediately on the screen.

Similarly, you can upload a profile post with the awardee or create a carousel with the most important moments next to him. So far, Instagram allows you to upload up to 10 photos and videos.

How to celebrate a birthday on Instagram

Instagram lets you add up to 10 photos and videos in a carousel.

Instagram lets you add up to 10 photos and videos in a carousel.

precisely, the carousel or reels They are resources that are often used for celebrations and, moreover, can attract new followers to the profile.

To do this, you need to open the Instagram application on your mobile device and click on the “+” icon at the bottom center of the screen.

Then click the “Select Several” option at the bottom of the screen and select the photos or videos you want to include in the carousel.

With all the files chosen, you can click “Next” in the upper right corner of the screen.

At this point, you can choose filters and edit photos or videos individually from the “Crop” function.

Although the initial selection has a pre-established order, the user can move the content around at will to give one photo or video priority over another. In case of elimination, it will not be necessary to return to the beginning of the carousel, since simply clicking on the “x” in the upper corner the piece will automatically be demoted.

At the bottom of the screen, you’ll see a preview of the carousel. There you can add a comment to the friend or family member, add location and tag people. With the tilde located in the upper right part, the publication will be shared, both in the file forage from the creator as in the profile of the awardee.

In case you want to build a Reel, the user must follow the same procedure as for a carousel, except that this type of format expands the possibility of selecting photos and videos and adds various elements to enrich it visually.

A Reel model on Instagram.

A Reel model on Instagram.

One of the main differences is in the number of images or videos that can be added: Reels accept up to 50 files. Once chosen, you will have to click on the “Next” button for Instagram to do an autofill.

The user in this section can only choose the song that will accompany the material or accept the recommendation of the app. Either way, the video edit will be in sync with the material, so each project will sound and display differently.

Once the information has been processed by Instagram, it will be time to choose whether the clip will be accompanied by stickers, a specific filter or even text. You can also leave a short description or a message of love for the birthday boy, add a location, tag people and select the audience that will be able to view the material.

A shared post

Instagram share posts allow you to view on two feeds at the same time.

Instagram share posts allow you to view on two feeds at the same time.

Another way to congratulate a friend or relative is to take a shared photo or “Instagram Collabs” this way it will stay in the forage of the two users.

In principle, you will have to choose an image before sharing the publication.

From the “tag people” option, the “invite a collaborator” option will appear.

When the collaborator has been invited, he will have to accept and therefore it will appear in the profile of both.

Source: Clarin

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