This Wednesday (21), Instagram announced a new resource which automatically translates texts published in Stories. Now, when the service detects a foreign language in a post, it will display a “See translation” option in the upper left corner of the screen, which users can tap to see a translation at the bottom.

Instagram has stated that the new tool will be available globally. It currently supports over 90 languages ​​to make it easy to share content with an international audience.


In 2016, this feature had already been implemented for feed posts, with automatic translations of user comments, captions and biographies.

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Instagram announced a new feature that automatically translates texts posted in Stories. Image: Instagram

How will it work?

  • When the user is viewing a Stories, they will see the 'See Translation' option in the upper left corner, below the username, if a foreign language is detected (currently more than 90 languages ​​are supported by the feature);
  • To translate, just tap 'See translation' and a translation will appear!;
  • Translations are only available for text, not audio at this time.

The feature is available from today for all Android and iOS users.

Beyond Stories: Instagram will let the user decide if they want to see inappropriate content

Instagram's explore tab shows posts based on the content the user consumes on the platform. But one new tool it can help to have a little more control over what is displayed on this page. The Sensitive Content Control will let you decide if you want to see posts considered inappropriate by some.

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The company says it has its Community Guidelines, which focus on keeping users safe. Hate incitement, intimidation, nudity and other types of publications are prohibited. Still, some people may feel uncomfortable with posts that, while not violating the rules, may have a violent or sexual overtone.

To know more, access the report of Olhar Digital.

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