If you are new to Instagram or have never thought about ways to work with stories, you will be interested in how you can respond to them. And remember that this separate tape from photos and videos exists only 24 hours, so if you want to check in, you will have to do it quickly. We suggest you find out how you can react to someone’s story on Instagram, and what will happen after that.
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How to view stories on Instagram
To view stories on Instagram, open the section with a news feed (an icon with a picture of a house). If at the very top of this page an avatar of one of the users you follow is displayed, then a new story has appeared.
Storys will be available within 24 hours, after which it will be deleted. If you viewed the story, the circle with the user’s avatar will change color from red to gray or blue.
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How to respond (respond) to story in Instagram
There are several different ways to respond to other people’s stories. In any case, this process is very simple:
1. When you see someone’s story that you want to respond to, click on the message bar below. Alternatively, you can simply swipe up with your finger from the bottom of the screen.
2. Here you can choose one of five response methods:
Fast reaction. This option allows you to quickly respond to stories with a set of pre-selected emoticons that appear on your screen. Emoticons are currently available: tears of joy, surprise, eyes in the form of hearts, a crying face, applause, fire, a party popper and 100.
Written message. You can send a small letter by entering it in the line for the message.
Greeting card with photo or text.. By clicking on the camera icon, you can draw a colorful response with text, effects, photos, stickers, emojis, etc.
GIF or sticker. by selecting the GIF icon in the message bar, you can add a GIF or a sticker found through the Giphy online service.
Repost stories. in order to share someone’s story, click on the airplane icon and select the users to whom the story should be sent.
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How will the author of the story see the answer (reaction)?
No matter how you react to the story, the actions will be displayed to its creator, as a direct message to Yandex.Direct. This means that the author can like your reaction, as well as respond, thereby continuing the interaction.