Well, according to a blog post from Instagram themselves, Instagram Stories will work slightly differently from an ordinary Insta post, in that private messaging is the only way to reply to a story. … Since you can’t like or comment on stories, the only way to do so is through private messaging, guys.
Who can see replies on Instagram stories?
When a friend replies to your story with a photo or a video, you’ll see it in your inbox. You can tap to view it and also see a sticker of the original story that’s only visible to you. As with disappearing photos and videos in Direct, your friends will know when you’ve taken a screenshot or replayed a reply.
Are Instagram story comments public?
There are no likes or public comments — but you can react to an Instagram story in a different way: Via private messages. … In order to share your warm fuzzies with your friend, you’ll need to tap and send a private message to that person through Instagram Direct.
Are Instagram Story messages Anonymous?
Instagram answers are NOT anonymous!
When you slide up while viewing your own story, you’ll see all the real ones who answered your question.
What happens if you comment on someone’s Instagram story?
Stories do not receive likes or comments like normal posts, although you can comment on a story via a direct message to the person who shared it. Instagram stories are similar to Snapchat stories, the original platform that introduced the story concept on social media.
How do I stop someone from replying to my comments on Instagram?
Tap in the top right, then tap Settings. Tap Privacy, then tap Comments. Next to Block comments from, tap People. Enter the name of the person you want to block, then tap Block next to their name.
Can my friends see my Instagram comments?
Only your approved followers can see your posts, including any likes and comments. When you like a public post, your like will be visible to everyone and your username will be clickable below the post, but only approved followers can see your posts.
Instagram will automatically hide some comments as part of an attempt to stop bullying. The app will remove specific comments from view if they look like the kind of messages that have been reported in the past. Users will still be able to see the comments, if they click a specific button asking to do so.
Are responses to Instagram questions anonymous?
Instagram questions are not anonymous, the person who you sent the question to will know that it is you who asked them. However, if the person you’re sending a question to decides to share your question publicly, your username will be removed.
How do you know if someone has answered your question on Instagram?
How do I find the responses to my question? Open the story you shared with the question sticker and swipe up. From there, you’ll be able to see all responses you receive through your question sticker. All responses to your question sticker will also appear in your notifications feed.
Is it weird to comment on someone’s Instagram post?
It really depends on the person and on what the comment is. Sometimes commenting on a stranger’s picture saying they’re good looking can be a little weird, but sometimes it’s just not a problem at all.