The little-known Instagram feature that could transform your feed

Instagram Pinned comments
(Image credit: Instagram)

Instagram recently rolled out a new feature that could transform the way you promote your creative work on social media: pinned comments. If you missed it, you'll want to pay attention now because this currently little-used feature will give you greater control over every post you create.

Designed as a way to stop abusive or trolling comments from taking centre-stage, the ability to pin comments has particular use for artists and designers, as it enables you to curate the conversation underneath your work. This not only helps to promote conversation (just one great way to boost your Instagram engagement), but also lets you frame your work in the way you want it to be seen – whether through specific praise, critique or explanation. 

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Georgia Coggan

Georgia is lucky enough to be Creative Bloq's Editor. She has been working for Creative Bloq since 2018, starting out as a freelancer writing about all things branding, design, art, tech and creativity – as well as sniffing out genuinely good deals on creative technology. Since becoming Editor, she has been managing the site on a day-to-day basis, helping to shape the diverse content streams CB is known for and leading the team in their own creativity.