Instagram app for Android and iPhone:
- Tap in the top of your screen or swipe right from anywhere in Feed.
- Take a photo or video, then tap .
- Type @ followed immediately by their username, then select the person you’d like to mention.
- Tap Done, then tap Send to.
- Tap Share next to Your Story, then tap Done.
Why can’t I repost a mention?
The main reason why you can’t share someone else’s Instagram Story is that you’re not tagged in it. Namely, Instagram allows you to reshare a Story only if you were tagged in it by the person who posted it. When you’re tagged, you receive a notification that someone mentioned you in their Story.
Should you repost a mention on Instagram?
If another account has mentioned you in their Story or in a post, a great way to acknowledge that you appreciate it is by reposting it to your Stories. This will not only build camaraderie between you and the person who tagged you, but you’ll also be promoting their profile to the people you follow and vice versa.
When someone mentions you in a comment on Instagram?
When someone tags you in a post or comment you’ll get a notification that you were tagged, and you can find it by clicking on the little heart icon at the bottom of your screen. If you get a lot of Instagram notifications, though, you might miss the message, so you have to make sure to scroll.
Why can’t I add a mention to my story?
The most typical reason is that the person who publishes the original story has not allowed their followers to share. To mark it, go to your profile -> Settings -> Privacy & Security -> Story Controls -> Shared Content. Choose your list of best friends to show stories only to them.
Can you repost your own post on Instagram?
The Instagram platform offers no option for reposting. Instagram only allows users to share via Facebook, Instant Messenger, copy the URL or tweet the content.
How can I see all my mentions on Instagram?
Please follow the steps below to view your Instagram mentions and tags in Engage.
- In Engage, click Add Feed from the top right (or click Edit on an existing feed).
- Beside On network(s), select the Instagram icon.
- Beside Of type(s), select Mentions.
How do you repost on Instagram without mention?
You can do that too! Just head to your stories archive, select a story and click on the three dots on the right-hand side. Then, select ‘share as post. ‘ This will open it up in the photo editing tool where you’ll have the option to crop it to the right dimensions for your feed.
Why can’t I repost post on Instagram?
You can only share someone’s post from Feed to your story if their account is public and they’ve allowed resharing of their posts. Sharing posts from Feed to Stories isn’t available to everyone.
Why can’t I repost on Instagram?
Reposting Not Available
If you’re using third-party apps to edit and repost photos, videos, and stories, you should check to see if you have the latest version of the app. Go to either the Play Store or App Store, find your reposting app, and look for new updates. Do the same for Instagram.
The ‘Add post to story’ button is only available for public accounts. If you are trying to share a post from a private account, you will not see the button in the sharing menu under the post. Check posts from other accounts, preferably from a celebrity, and see if you can view the resharing option.
What do you do if someone mentions you in their story?
Share this story
Now, when someone mentions you in their story, you’ll have the option to instantly repost it, adding the photo or video to your own story. The feature, called @mention Sharing, is initiated when you tag a user in your Story.