You may have noticed in recent days that Instagram introduced another Facebook-like feature: nested comment threads.
The feature was introduced a few weeks ago but just recently it’s become widely available. These nested comments allow you to reply to specific comments, instead of making a general comment on the post and tagging the user you’re talking to. This setup is sure to declutter comment feeds and allow for clearer conversations to take place.
All you have to do is hit reply on the comment that you want to respond to, and your comment will appear with an indent underneath the original comment. It seems like this is a move to encourage more meaningful conversations on Instagram, like you might be having on Facebook. It remains to be seen whether or not this will encourage more engagement or change the nature of comment sections, but one thing’s for sure: your comments section will be a lot more organized moving forward!
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