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Instagram Adds a Questions Sticker to Stories

Dave Parrack 13-07-2018

Instagram has added a new Questions sticker designed to make your Stories much more engaging. As its name suggests the Questions sticker enables you to put out the call for friends to ask you questions, and you can reply directly to any that interest you.


In October 2017, Instagram introduced a Poll sticker allowing you to survey your friends. And in June 2018, Instagram introduced the option to add music to your Stories You Can Now Add Music to Instagram Stories Just when you thought your Instagram Stories couldn't get any more interesting, Instagram has added music to the mix. Life will never be the same again... Read More . Now, Instagram has introduced a Questions sticker likely to increase engagement levels.

You Can Now Ask Me Anything on Instagram

Instagram’s new Questions sticker allows you to either ask questions or ask your friends to ask you questions. You could type “Ask me anything!” and wait for the questions to roll in. Or you could, for example, ask friends what they think of your new haircut.

The idea is to get a conversation going, changing Stories from content to consume to content to interact with. As Instagram puts it, the Questions sticker is “a fun new way to start conversations with your friends so you can get to know each other better.”

How to Use the Instagram Questions Sticker

To add a Questions Sticker to a story take a photo or video as you would normally. Then select the Questions sticker from the sticker tray. Type out your message, and then place it wherever you want to in the aforementioned photo or video.


Friends can tap the sticker to reply directly to your question. Their reply will appear in your viewers’ list, and tapping on it will create a new story containing their question. While you’ll be able to see who has asked what, your friends will not be identified in Stories.

Update Instagram to the Latest Version

The Questions sticker is available on Android and iOS as part of Instagram 52. So if you aren’t yet seeing the option to add a Questions sticker to your Stories be sure to update the Instagram app on your smartphone to the latest version.

Instagram Stories continue to go from strength to strength, with more and more people using them every month. If you’re not yet on board, here are all the basics you need to know How to Use Instagram Stories Effectively: Basics, Tips, and Tricks Instagram Stories is the photo-sharing giant's take on Snapchat. The purpose is to add a new layer of fun to your images and videos. Here's everything you need to know. Read More . And if you need extra help why not try these tips to make your Stories stand out 7 Tips for Making Your Instagram Stories Stand Out When used properly, Instagram Stories are an incredible tool for driving engagement with your followers and building connections. Here are our best Instagram Stories tips to help you stand out. Read More .

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