This is great news for Community Managers doing research on Instagram for brands and trends, as well as for every other user who has previously been limited to mobile-only searches before this social media update.
On Monday the company announced that users can now search for people, hashtags and places on Instagram – with the update still excluding desktop photo uploads.
It was about time too. Below is an example of what Instagram looks like on desktop, with Instagram blog featured user Finding a Few Moments of Pure Joy with Free Dive Instructor @memomedfish, below:
Written and compiled by: Madré Roothman