Instagram Search Arrives For Web Users

Desktop Instagramers will now have the ability to search hashtags, locations & accounts thanks to a new search feature for the web.

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Back in 2013, Instagram moved from an app-only to a full-feed experience for Web users. While users could browse accounts and their own feed, search wasn’t an option. Until today.

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Instagram users can now search by hashtags, locations or users. An icon will appear on the left of the query as a location or hashtag search, and the user avatar will show if the query matches a user. The location pages are slick, featuring a map and posts that occurred in a specific location.

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This addition is now live for Web users. The search box is displayed in the center of the header at the top of the page.


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Greg Finn is the Director of Marketing for Cypress North, a company that provides world-class social media and search marketing services and web & application development. He has been in the Internet marketing industry for 10+ years and specializes in Digital Marketing. You can also find Greg on Twitter (@gregfinn) or LinkedIn.

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