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Insta’s swipe up link feature is about to end, new feature will be available instead

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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A popular feature of Instagram is about to go. If you use Instagram then you must have used swipe up feature. This feature is seen in Instagram Stories where you swipe up to go to the link given in the story.

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This feature is generally used by content creators and companies. By doing this, she redirects the direct users to her website from the story itself, from where users can buy goods.

Instagram is going to remove this feature from August 30. According to a report by TechCrunch, Instagram users who have the option to swipe up links will now use the Link Stories sticker.

App researcher Jane Manchun wong has shared a screenshot of this new feature of Instagram. This feature named Link Stickers will actually work like Swipe Up Links, but its presentation will be slightly different.

According to the report, the company has said that testing of this feature is being done since June. At present, only some users have been given this feature as testing. But from the end of August, the company will gradually give this feature to more users. On August 30, the feature of swipe up links will be abolished.

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This new sticker link feature will be released to all till the swipe up link feature is over. However, link stickers will not be available to all users. This will be available to those users who have a good number of followers and their account is verified.

Talking about the benefits of link stickers, creators can choose different styles from here. You can add links to stories by choosing the style according to you, which will look like stickers.

Stickers can be made smaller or larger, by selecting a style, users can place it anywhere in the story. Users who will see these stickers can tap here and go to the direct website. There will also be an option to react.

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