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Instagram rolls out ‘Saved’ tab for Android: Here’s what it does

Instagram's new feature is similar to 'Saved' feature on Facebook, where you can save articles or videos you like for later consumption.

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Instagram’s new feature is similar to ‘Saved’ feature on Facebook, where you can save articles or videos you like for later consumption.

Instagram has rolled out a new ‘Saved’ tab for Android users. Instagram users on Android need to be on version 10.3 to see the ‘Saved’ tab on their profile page. The tab allows you to save posts you like, without others knowing you’ve saved their post.

According to a report in Android Police, the new ‘Saved’ tab will appear at the bottom right corner while viewing a photo or video on Instagram. The photo-sharing app is rolling out the update in phases, so don’t worry if it hasn’t reached you yet.

Instagram’s new feature is similar to ‘Saved’ feature on Facebook, where you can save articles or videos you like for later consumption. The ‘Saved’ tab’ isn’t a major update, but will still help users who like to refer to pictures and videos they like time and again. Instagram has evolved from just a photo-sharing app to a platform which is now looking at videos at the next big thing.

Instagram, which has more than 500 million monthly users, and it rolled out a live broadcasting feature to users in US. According to Instagram, Live video “will be rolling out globally over the next few weeks”. A live video feature is visible within the Stories section of the app. These videos will be gone within 24 hours of uploading them.

The photo-sharing platform now has Boomerang and Mentions feature integrated in Stories. The updates are a part of Instagram version 9.7 available for iOS, for Android and for Windows 10 version of the app. Boomerang lets users turn a burst of photos into a mini video which plays in a loop, while Mentions allows people to tag their friends in the Story.