Instagram adds a green dot to distinguish who is online and who is not – Femtoptech

Instagram adds a green dot to distinguish who is online and who is not

August 27, 2018
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Instagram has added yet another exciting new feature that would make it easier for you to connect with people, friends on Instagram by showing them when you are available to chat, thereby making it even harder to leave their platform for any reason.

Instagram adds a green dot to distinguish who is online and who is not

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From now on when your friends are active on Instagram, you will see a green dot show up right next to their profile pictures. the dot will also be seen on Instagram direct and your friend’s list as well when you share a post from your feed. 

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According to Instagram, the green dot will let you know when your friends are available to chat. instead of users jumping to Whatsapp, facebook messager, wechat and others.

Instagram is just trying to entice users to use more of Instagram Direct Message than other chatting platforms.

You can only see the status of friends who  you follow and those who you have been talking to on direct message and you can also get to hide your own status as well from your friends

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This update gives you the ability to have a real-time conversation online while giving you control to hide your status together.

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