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How to use the sticker to mention friends on Instagram Stories | Social networks

Instagram released two new features for all users this Tuesday (10th): the Focus mode and a sticker that makes it easy to tag friends in photos and videos in Stories. The "@mencionar" sticker displays name suggestions, in addition to being more visible and customizable. That way, just type the person's initials and tap on the desired profile.

Check out, in the following tutorial, how to use the new Instagram Stories meno sticker. The procedure was done on an iPhone (iOS), but the tips are also valid for Android users. it is necessary to have the social network app updated in version 39.0 see how to update your applications.

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How to tag a friend's profile on a photo on Instagram

How to tag a friend's profile on a photo on Instagram

Before, to book someone, it was necessary to use the text tool and insert the friend's user. It is worth remembering, however, that the old resource is still available.

Step 1. Open Instagram and tap on the camera icon in the upper left corner of the screen. Then, take a photo or record a video for Stories;

Make a photo or video on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora Make a photo or video on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Make a photo or video on Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 2. Now, tap on the sticker cone and choose the new "@meno";

Adding new meno sticker Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora Adding new meno sticker Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Adding new meno sticker Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 3. Start typing your friend's username to see the suggestions, just above the keyboard. Just tap on the desired profile to quote it;

Tagging a friend on Stories Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora Tagging a friend on Stories Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Tagging a friend on Stories Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 4. The mention works like any other sticker: you can move it freely on the screen, increase or decrease it. It is also possible to change the background color of the label and letters by touching the sticker;

Customizing tag label Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora Customizing tag label Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Customizing tag label Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 5. If you want, you can add new stickers. After making the desired adjustments, tap "Send to" and share the photo or video in your story or send it to a specific friend.

Publish the photo in your story or send it to a friend Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora Publish the photo in your story or send it to a friend Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Publish the photo in your story or send it to a friend Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Ready! Take advantage of the tips to quote your friends in your Instagram stories with the new tag label.