Instagram has released some new features, such as the colorful Stories icon in celebration of LGBTQ + pride month. Hashtags related to the subject, such as #pride ("pride" in English), #lgbt, #bornperfect ("perfect born"), #equalitymatters ("equality matters") and others, now make the arc around the photo of user profile in the Stories get a gradient in multiple colors instead of the conventional shade of pink. In addition, the app is launching new gender options to include all community members queer. The news began to arrive last Monday (10) and will work throughout the month of June.
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In the Feed, when posts are made with motion hashtags, the letters will appear in a color gradient as well. To have your Stories colored, add the hashtag #pride, or one of your choice, and post the content as normal. So whenever you see the colored ring surrounding your friends' profiles, you'll already know that the content related to #UntoldPride's Instagram campaign.
Along with the new features in the app, Instagram has also launched 10 art installations in New York that shed light on the lesser-known pioneers of the LGBTQ + movement that paved the way for new generations. "#UntoldPride inspired by the limitless expressions of pride we see on Instagram every day. Whether you're learning about trans revolutionaries like Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, or sharing your own story, #UntoldPride is an opportunity to reflect, connect and share the which means being LGBTQ +, "says the official Instagram page about the campaign.
For Storie to be colorful, post using the hashtag #pride, for example Photo: Playback / TechTudo
The app is also launching, within the #UntoldPride campaign, more inclusive gender options that can reflect how people identify with each other. Now, in addition to "feminine", "masculine" and "unspecified", the user can customize the gender by saying how to identify himself. Just click on "Custom" and enter your gender option and it will be recorded in the app. The option is not yet available on all accounts but should arrive soon with the app update.
In addition, Instagram has partnered with The Trevor Project to put together an online wellness and self-care guide, illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky, called "Protect Your Space and Wellness on Instagram." The idea is that this material is targeted at LGBTQ + teens so they can feel welcome and safe within the app and make the best use of it.