It’s official. It’s a big month for updates, and Instagram did not disappoint. Instagram has rolled out some great new features to improve the on-site experience for both marketers and users alike.

You may have noticed some of these features popping up already, like the ability to target users for ads based on their activity on your Instagram profile. Instagram has also expanded some of the features that we’ve already seen, including the Shopify integration and comment controls.

In this post, we’re going to take a closer look at all these new updates and what they mean for your business. To keep you up to speed, we’re also going to go over some of the banned hashtags you want to avoid (and why it’s a necessity).

We’re going to take a look at the new stories for desktop, Instagram galleries updates, the new threaded comments, and the ability to access engagement through Facebook.

Let’s dive in these updates, head first!

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