19 July 2018, blog social network Instagram introduced a new feature. Now users will know when their friends are online.
“When your friends make active in Instagram, you will see a green dot next to their picture in their profile, which will be displayed in the various tabs of the application, including message in a Direct, list of subscribers, search and so on”, — stated in the message.
If desired, the user can hide the status display in the program settings.
Representatives Instagram hope that this innovation will help people communicate more effectively. Now it will be easier to track the origin of the broadcasts, to organize group video chats and Direct chat in real-time.
In recent times Instagram is actively developing. Recently, users have got the option to remove unwanted subscribers and add soundtracks to the stories. In June 2018, the number of active users of the social network reached one billion. The social network also launched a service IgTV in order to compete with YouTube.