Instagram Silently Introduced its New ‘Notes’ Feature; Here’s How to Use It 


  • Instagram has added a new text-based ‘Notes’ feature
  • It allows users to share their thoughts within 60 characters  
  • The new feature appears in the DM section 


Instagram is making multiple changes to its platform. Recently the company updated its UI and removed the ‘Shop Tab’ from its platform. Besides, it also introduced the ability to share YouTube Music. Now the Meta-owned photo sharing platform has silently introduced a new feature called ‘Notes’. 

What are Instagram ‘Notes’? 

Instagram ‘Notes’ is a text-based feature that allows users to share their thoughts within 60 characters. It will be visible to followers in the DM section, and they will expire after 24 hours, just like Instagram stories. The responses sent by followers will show up as direct messages to the users. So let’s check out how to use this new feature. 

How to use the Instagram Notes feature? 

instagram notes feature

  1. Firstly, open the Instagram app and navigate to the DMs
  2. Now tap on the ‘Your Note’ option, and it will open a new page 
  3. Write your note
  4. Once it’s written, tap on ‘Share’ 
  5. Just like Instagram stories, you will be able to choose from your followers or close friends
  6. Once the note is published, your followers will be able to see it for the next 24 hours 

What do you think about the new Instagram ‘Notes’? Tell us in the comments below. 

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