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Instagram is one of the most popular social networks today. According to estimates of the company, which is owned by Facebook, the service for sharing photos is used by 400 million people every month, 75% of them are outside the US. This makes the Instagram bigger than micro blogging platform Twitter.

The application is easy to use and the design is optimized for social connections, showing all the posts from people you follow in not chronological order.

It is not difficult to understand the basics, like cropping the image or select a filter to give it a better look. While the interface is easy to use, has hidden features that can improve the use of the application. This are 6 useful features in Instagram:

1. Hide filters, if you do not want to use them

Filters made famous Instagram, but with improved cameras of smartphones people are less likely to use filters to their photos.

If you want to hide the filters, open the image for editing, scroll to the right of the section with filters and click “Manage”. From there, each filter can be easily enabled or disabled depending on whether you want to see them.

2. Hide pictures on which you are tagged

To hide the (Tagged) picture, go to the section “Photos of You” (at right in your profile), select the image, find the notes (by pressing once on the photo), click on their name and select “Hide from My Profile “then” Finished “.

3. See what your friends like

Instagram has a feature found in the section “Activity” (second icon from the right), which allows a clear overview of when what people like. From there, press tab “Following”.

4. See all the photos you’ve liked in the past

The function “Photos You’ve Liked” is located in the settings to which you reach by the three dots in the upper right corner of your profile page.

5. Receive alerts when your favorite accounts published a new picture

To turn these notifications, go to the profile of the person whose photos you want to track, press the three dots in the upper right corner and select “Turn on Post Notifications”.

6. Send personal messages to Instagram

Instagram Direct is a function which allows you to send personal messages to the social network. The feature is relatively unused, according to Facebook monthly use it 85 million people out of 400 million.

Direct allows the sender to add all related filters of public post, but to individual. To go in the messages section, click on the icon in the upper right corner in the initial feed of Instagram.

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