Instagram introduces new sticker “ADD YOURS”: Here’s everything you need to know

Instagram has recently started to test a new story sticker “ADDS YOURS” in a few countries like Indonesia, Singapore & Japan.

As of now, the feature may be available in only three countries, and if you belong to countries other than this, you may need to wait until Instagram rolls out the feature worldwide to all its users.

Let’s understand how you can use the feature:

What is ‘ADD YOURS’ Sticker on Instagram Story?

The sticker helps you to create a challenge on a certain topic where other users can share the content asked in the challenge.

One of the recent similar trends made with the new sticker includes “Drop your best sunset photos”.

For instance, if you want to create a new trend “Show me the pic you recently took”, you need to create a story selecting your recent photo, select the ADD YOURS sticker, write a prompt “Show me the pic you recently took” and share it to your story.

Your followers who see your story will be able to click the Add Yours icon in your story to add their photo and post it to their stories. This basically creates a story chain.

The leftward facing arrow below the text as shown in the image above allows you to see the list of users who have participated in the trend.

How to Use “ADD YOURS” Sticker on Instagram Story

Image: Yahoo

Step 1: Create a new story selecting a suitable photo.

Step 2: Tap the sticker icon at the top and select ADD YOURS sticker.

Step 3: Write a prompt in the text box. It could be anything like “Drop a pic of your pet”.

Step 4: Once the story is ready, share it to your story.

Followers who see your story can post a response to your story by tapping the Add Yours icon, selecting a photo, and sharing it on their story.

You will receive a notification when someone responds to your story by tapping the sticker and sharing their photos.

You can see your story viewers list to see who has responded to your story.

‘ADD YOURS’ Sticker Missing?

Instagram has just started to test this new feature and is now currently available in a few regions.

As most of the users are loving this new feature, Instagram may soon roll it out worldwide.

However, if you happen to see someone posting a story with the sticker, you can join and have fun by tapping the Add Yours icon which will direct you to the story editor where you can add your own photo and post it.

I have posted some of the trends on my Instagram account (@howto_tipsntricks). If you would like to have an experience with the new sticker, you can see my Story Highlights.

If you have any queries regarding the same, please feel free to leave a comment below.

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