Instagram to add 'Recommended' posts to feed

Instagram to add 'Recommended' posts to feed

The people behind Instagram are taking the time to ensure that the "Recommended for You" section will contain posts that are actually relevant to user's interests.

Instagram has been making a number of key changes on its platform in order to improve the user experience.

Instagram is expected to make a lot of changes to its app in the upcoming months.

With the Recommended for You feature and the Hashtags, Instagram seems to want users to follow more accounts, according to Business Insider.

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Instagram will begin to show users "recommended" posts from accounts that they don't follow in a bid to bolster engagement. However, the addition of recommended content on the home feed is perhaps one of the biggest changes since the platform chose to switch its feed from chronological to algorithmic. They'll see things from their wider network, too - not entirely different from Facebook's new Explore feed, in fact. However, a spokesperson did confirm that the recommended posts will only appear once users have gone through their own feed.

The change comes shortly after another update also focused on broadening users' access to content beyond what's being posted to those accounts you explicitly follow. The recommended content is, however, not optional and there is no way you can disable it. The photo-editing application will soon be able to showcase recommended posts to account holders. Unfortunately, this would need to be done for each individual "Recommended for You" post that appears in your feed.

The good news is that the "Recommended for You" section is not meant to displace the content you care about in favor of Instagram's own suggestions.

The "Recommended for You" feature is now rolling out to all iOS and Android Instagram users.

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