Instagram rolls out recommended posts to main feed on iOS and Android

Instagram rolls out recommended posts to main feed on iOS and Android

Instagram rolls out recommended posts to main feed on iOS and Android

The feature, described here in the company's Help documentation, will suggest posts for you based on those that have been liked by other accounts you follow. But unlike the new hashtag support, which is an opt-in feature, the recommended posts is not and will show in all Instagram users' normal news feed.

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The "recommended" section into Instagram's main feed will show posts of accounts that users do not follow but instead show accounts/posts that Instagram thinks you might like.

This isn't the first time that Instagram has rolled out a recommended feature, but previously users had to go to the Explore section of the app to find recommended posts and videos. However, fans are expecting to have more information in the coming months.

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This feature may already be in the works for several other smartphone applications.

It follows the new feature of following hashtags which Instagram recently introduced. The recommended content is, however, not optional and there is no way you can disable it. You can choose to temporarily hide Recommended for You posts.

It's very hard though to see why this could be a problem for anyone. Unfortunately, this would need to be done for each individual "Recommended for You" post that appears in your feed. Besides, the recommended posts will only appear once you have viewed all the stories on your timeline.

The "Recommended for You" feature is now rolling out to all iOS and Android Instagram users. The social media platform did not give any clear indications on when exactly will the new update be fully available to all its users.

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