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Ten tips to make your Instagram Stories more interesting | Social networks

Instagram Stories has several tools to make posts interesting. However, in addition to the features of the application itself, the user can rely on third-party apps or use tricks to make the videos and temporary photos even more attractive.

The guide below contains ten tips for creating unusual and fun Stories, all with illustrations of each step, intended for Android and iPhone (iOS) users. Learn the tricks intended for images that disappear after 24 hours and leave your Instagram account looking cool.

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1. Write text in rainbow

A trick with the Instagram color palette allows you to write texts in Stories with the colors of the rainbow. The procedure requires some skill, but with few attempts to master the technique.

Step 1. Open Stories, take a photo or video and tap the text tool. Type what you want and then select all the text;

Text selection on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireText selection on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Text selection on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Step 2. Touch a color and keep your finger pressed on the tool so that the palette with all shades is opened. Leave one finger on the color palette and place the other on the text selection. Now, slide both fingers simultaneously in the same direction, so that each letter has a different and degrading color;

Applying rainbow colors to Instagram Stories text Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireApplying rainbow colors to Instagram Stories text Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Applying rainbow colors to Instagram Stories text Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Step 3. When finished, tap the "Your Story" icon to post the Stories to your Instagram followers.

Instagram stories with text in rainbow colors Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireInstagram stories with text in rainbow colors Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Instagram stories with text in rainbow colors Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

2. Use Canva templates for stories

Canva is an app to facilitate the creation of design projects and image editing for Instagram and other social networks. It leaves the images upright and the ideal size for Stories, preventing the photo from appearing cut off or with borders.

Step 1. After downloading the Canva mobile app, go to the main screen of the platform. Then, slide your finger from bottom to top to scroll the page to the "Your story" section. Tap on "See all" to display all the templates available for Stories and then select the desired template to edit it;

Canva template selection for Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireCanva template selection for Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Canva template selection for Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Step 2. You can change the background color, insert images from the Canva bank or your gallery, in addition to adding filters to the photos. It is also possible to delete and add text, change the rotation, size, color and font of the sentences. After the image looks the way you want, tap "Share" in the upper right corner;

Template for Instagram Stories edited in the Canva app Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireTemplate for Instagram Stories edited in the Canva app Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Template for Instagram Stories edited in the Canva app Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Step 3. When you tap "Share", Canva will save the image to your device. Just open Stories, upload the photo and post your story as usual.

Publishing Stories with Canva app template Photo: Reproduction / Raquel FreirePublishing Stories with Canva app template Photo: Reproduction / Raquel Freire

Publishing Stories with Canva app template Photo: Reproduction / Raquel Freire

3. Make stories with the Typorama app

This tip for those who use Instagram on iOS. Typorama allows you to add stylized texts to photos that are published on Instagram. The app also has other features, such as the ability to adjust brightness and contrast, add filters and effects.

Step 1. Upload a photo to Typorama. Then, select "Instagram Story", in the bottom bar, for the application to adjust the image format. Then, press "Next" in the upper right corner;

Typorama photo upload, iOS app Photo: Anna Kellen Bull / TechTudoTyporama photo upload, iOS app Photo: Anna Kellen Bull / TechTudo

Typorama photo upload, iOS app Photo: Anna Kellen Bull / TechTudo

Step 2. Choose one of the text templates shown in the gray bar at the bottom of the screen. Then, double-tap on the text inserted in the image to edit it as you wish. Tap "Done" in the upper right corner when you're done;

Typorama text template choice for Instagram Stories Photo: Anna Kellen Bull / TechTudoTyporama text template choice for Instagram Stories Photo: Anna Kellen Bull / TechTudo

Typorama text template choice for Instagram Stories Photo: Anna Kellen Bull / TechTudo

Step 3. If you want, drag the arrow in the lower right corner of the text to change its size, or move the caption inside the image. When everything is as desired, press "Ok, Share", in the upper right corner of the screen;

Typorama legend settings screen Photo: Anna Kellen Bull / TechTudoTyporama legend settings screen Photo: Anna Kellen Bull / TechTudo

Typorama legend settings screen Photo: Anna Kellen Bull / TechTudo

Step 4. Choose the option "Copy to Instagram" and then tap on the "History" icon.

Image publishing with Typorama caption on Instagram Stories Photo: Anna Kellen Bull / TechTudoImage publishing with Typorama caption on Instagram Stories Photo: Anna Kellen Bull / TechTudo

Image publishing with Typorama caption on Instagram Stories Photo: Anna Kellen Bull / TechTudo

4. Use the "rubber effect"

Stories eraser can be used creatively to show only parts of the image. To do this, just paint the whole picture and then erase some areas, revealing the original scene.

Step 1. Upload the photo or video to Stories and touch the pen icon in the upper right corner. On the top bar, touch the first brush, select a color and start covering the image;

Color application on photo uploaded to Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireColor application on photo uploaded to Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Color application on photo uploaded to Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Step 2. When everything is covered, select the eraser tool, just to the left of the heart icon on the top bar. Then just run your finger over the areas you want to reveal. At the end, tap the check symbol to confirm the changes and post the story on Instagram.

Rubber effect on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireRubber effect on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Rubber effect on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

5. Use InShot to make videos for Stories

Available for iPhone and Android, InShot is an application for posting personalized, uncut photos and videos to Instagram. He is able to create clips in the format of Stories and share them directly in the epmeric posts tool. See below how to use the app.

Step 1. On the InShot home screen, tap on the "Video" button to load movies stored on the device. In the case of this tutorial, we record a new clip directly through the application by touching the camera icon, next to "create new". Then, just select "Record video" and press the red button to start recording;

Video recording from the InShot app, destined for Instagram Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireVideo recording from the InShot app, destined for Instagram Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Video recording from the InShot app, destined for Instagram Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Step 2. After recording, click on the check icon in the window that will open to save and edit the video. The cutting tool is activated when moving the green bar, in the lower area of ??the screen. To save all changes and proceed to editing the video, tap the check icon next to "Import";

Definition of size and cuts in the video captured by the InShot app Photo: Reproduction / Raquel FreireDefinio de tamanho e cortes no vdeo capturado pelo app InShot  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

Definio de tamanho e cortes no vdeo capturado pelo app InShot Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

Passo 3. No menu principal, localizado abaixo do vdeo, voc pode cortar, alterar a proporo (menu "encaixar"), embaar as laterais, aplicar filtros, adicionar msicas, aumentar ou reduzir a velocidade, redimensionar, inserir stickers, inserir texto, mudar cor de fundo, rotacionar e espelhar o vdeo. Toque sobre as ferramentas para acess-las e aplique-as vontade. Lembre-se de confirmar cada uma das edies realizadas tocando sobre o cone de check no canto inferior direito;

Menu de ferramentas do InShot e aplicao de efeito embaado no vdeo  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel FreireMenu de ferramentas do InShot e aplicao de efeito embaado no vdeo  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

Menu de ferramentas do InShot e aplicao de efeito embaado no vdeo Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

Passo 4. Alm de embaar e espelhar o vdeo, no exemplo deste tutorial aplicamos figurinha no menu "Sticker", e trilha sonora em "Msica". Ao concluir as edies, pressione o boto "Salvar" no topo da tela;

Edies no vdeo para Stories sendo salvas no aplicativo InShot  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel FreireEdies no vdeo para Stories sendo salvas no aplicativo InShot  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

Edies no vdeo para Stories sendo salvas no aplicativo InShot Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

Passo 5. Escolha a qualidade do vdeo e aguarde alguns segundos at que ele fique pronto para compartilhar. Quando o processo for concludo, clique no boto do Instagram e, ento, selecione "Sua histria". A gravao ser exibida diretamente no Stories, bastando tocar o boto para postar.

Publicao de vdeo criado no InShot no Stories do Instagram  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel FreirePublicao de vdeo criado no InShot no Stories do Instagram  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

Publicao de vdeo criado no InShot no Stories do Instagram Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

6. Fazer efeito de sombra com textos escritos no Stories

O Stories no tem uma ferramenta de sombra de texto nativa, mas possvel criar criar esse efeito nas legendas com um truque bem simples direto pelo aplicativo.

Passo 1. Carregue a foto ou vdeo no Stories e clique no cone de texto "Aa". Digite o que quiser e d um toque no boto de check para confirmar;

Insero de texto no Instagram Stories  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel FreireInsero de texto no Instagram Stories  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

Insero de texto no Instagram Stories Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

Passo 2. Pressione novamente o boto "Aa" e escreva o mesmo texto, mantendo fonte e tamanho, mas alterando a cor. D um toque sobre o boto de check;

Mesmo texto sendo digitado com outra cor no Stories do Instagram  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel FreireMesmo texto sendo digitado com outra cor no Stories do Instagram  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

Mesmo texto sendo digitado com outra cor no Stories do Instagram Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

Passo 3. Arraste o texto que voc quer que fique por cima e coloque-o levemente desviado em relao ao outro, de forma que ele fique como uma sombra.

Efeito de sombra no texto do Instagram Stories  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel FreireEfeito de sombra no texto do Instagram Stories  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

Efeito de sombra no texto do Instagram Stories Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

7. Espaar as letras do texto

Algo muito simples e eficiente para dar um visual diferente s legendas do Stories inserir um espao entre todas as letras da palavra. No tem mistrio: basta pressionar a barra de espao a cada caractere digitado. Depois, s posicionar o texto no melhor lugar e postar o Stories.

Palavra em Stories com espao entre as letras   Foto: Reproduo/Raquel FreirePalavra em Stories com espao entre as letras   Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

Palavra em Stories com espao entre as letras Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

8. Decorar o Stories com bolinhas

Outra soluo bonita e interessante colocar bolinhas no Stories. Aps capturar a foto ou vdeo, clique no boto de caneta, selecione uma cor e v dando tapinhas rpidos na tela, de forma a desenhar bolinhas. Voc pode aumentar ou diminuir o tamanho dos crculos tocando na barra esquerda da tela. Ao final, pressione o check no canto superior direito da tela e poste o Stories.

Bolinhas decorando o Stories do Instagram  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel FreireBolinhas decorando o Stories do Instagram  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

Bolinhas decorando o Stories do Instagram Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

9. Utilizar caracteres de pontuao

Caracteres de pontuao como til, ponto final e acento circunflexo podem ser usados para enfeitar seu Stories no Instagram de maneira diferenciada. Abra uma imagem, toque no boto de texto e insira o sinal. Mude a cor e o estilo do texto para obter diferentes resultados, mas note que apenas o "Clssico" permite ajustar o tamanho do caractere. Use sua criatividade para posicionar os sinais e obter um resultado divertido.

Caracteres de pontuao enfeitando post do Instagram Stories  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel FreireCaracteres de pontuao enfeitando post do Instagram Stories  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

Caracteres de pontuao enfeitando post do Instagram Stories Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

10. Filtro translcido de cor sobre foto

O Instagram permite aplicar uma cor translcida sobre fotos e vdeos publicados no Stories. Depois de capturar ou fazer upload da imagem, clique no boto de caneta e, em seguida, selecione o pincel de transparncia (o segundo, da esquerda para a direita). Escolha a cor e ento, pressione a tela com o dedo por cerca de trs segundos. A imagem ser completamente coberta com um "vu" da cor escolhida.

Filtro translcido de cor sobre foto do Stories  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel FreireFiltro translcido de cor sobre foto do Stories  Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

Filtro translcido de cor sobre foto do Stories Foto: Reproduo/Raquel Freire

Aproveite as dicas para postar Stories diferenciados no Instagram.