Instagram launches Enhanced Tags on Reels to boost creator recognition

Enhanced tags allow a creator's self-designated profile on his professional accounts to be displayed in People Tag, so that people can share and view his specific contribution to a photo or video post

The hearing follows reporting by the Wall Street Journal that Facebook understood the negative effects its photo-sharing app, Instagram, has on young users, including anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts, and yet downplayed the research.

Enhanced tags allow a creator’s self-designated profile category on their professional accounts to be displayed in their People Tag.

BS Reporter Mumbai
Instagram today announced Enhanced Tags on Reels, which is a way to make it easier for creators to receive credit for their work. In March, Enhanced Tags was launched for Feed, but now it is available on Reels as well.

This is of significance as proper creative credit and recognition is a starting point for discovery, new opportunities and economic empowerment. This is especially relevant as more creators collaborate with each other.

“Until now, the Instagram community has come together to support creators and have found alternative ways to credit each other, such as tagging one another in captions and photos, so

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First Published: Apr 26 2022 | 6:53 PM IST

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