Instagram has added new features to celebrate Pride Month
Instagram is rolling out a slew of new features in honor of pride month and some are totally new!
Similar to last year, Instagram will make all pride related hashtags appear in a rainbow gradient on the app while it's also adding rainbow stories rings for stories that use these hashtags.
Also, sticker fans can look forward to new stickers being added to the ones already existing. Thew newly added stickers will highlight the LGBTQIA+ community.
For the first time ever, Instagram will be releasing a new Pride-themed AR effect including 12 LGBTQIA+ flag gradients.
Tara Bedi, Public Policy and Community Outreach Manager, Instagram India has said, “Especially during Covid-19, we want to help the community celebrate virtually, find support online, and stay connected with the people they love,’
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This Pride Month, we’re sharing 10 self-care tips from the @trevorproject in the spirit of love, support and unity. Brooklyn, New York-based illustrator Ohni Lisle (@ohnilisle) brought the advice to life in a style that celebrates the LGBTQ community. “Before transitioning, illustration was a huge outlet,” Ohni says, “and now it’s a continued celebration of rendering in ways I find fun.” Check out the illustrated tips right now on our story, and keep sharing your story using #ShareWithPride. Illustration by @ohnilisle
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