Instagram Is Testing "Profile Display Options" For Creators And PIP Mode For IGTV Videos

App researcher Jane Manchun Wong uncovers some more potential features of Instagram. According to her tweets published yesterday, the new features are currently under development or test phase.

Hide contact details

Wong’s tweet reveals that Instagram will soon give Creators account the ability to hide their contact details and category from their profile.

Instagram will give Creator Accounts an option to hide their contact details and category from their profile

The effort will make Instagram a more attractive platform for creators and influencers who are gradually growing in numbers for using Instagram for promotional means.
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In response to her tweet, a user commended the feature and retweeted that he was always hoping for the change.

Picture in Picture mode

As the name suggests, the feature allows users to watch a video (as a mini player) while browsing the app. The feature is widely available for several apps on smartphones and from the looks of it – we will soon see it on the Instagram particularly for IGTV videos, even outside the app.

Surprisingly, a reply from a member of the Twitter community came right after her tweet that questioned Instagram’s intentions of introducing a new feature and called it an act of desperation.

The Facebook-owned platform currently boasts more than a billion users worldwide. It is also gaining popularity in a rapid pace with the numerous features it keeps introducing to its social network to enhance usability.

However, the users' reaction made us wonder whether Instagram’s popularity is really applaudable? What do you think readers? Let us know in the comments below!

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