Instagram Stories getting more interactive with new ‘Question Sticker’ conversation starters

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Instagram added a new sticker that allows users to ask questions in their stories.

Instagram has been adding new features left and right to entice users, especially those who are still avid Snapchat users. For example, in the screenshot above, you could roast the story-poster in as much excruciating detail as you'd like.

If you're on auto-app update then you're good and it's already available when you open Instagram, but if you're not, go ahead and take a few minutes to manually click update. How will you be using the new Questions sticker? With the questions sticker, launched on Tuesday, users can prompt story-watchers to ask them questions, which can be answered publicly in a subsequent post.

Instagram says that when you use a question sticker, you'll be able to see all of the followers that have responded to it in your viewers list.

"It's a fun new way to start conversations with your friends so you can get to know each other better", a blog post from Instagram about the update said. If you share a follower's response in a new story, their photo and user name won't be visible. Just swipe up to show your options and click on the Questions sticker.

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The app is increasingly geared toward a more "creative" experience, including a colour-matching tool for text, and an alignment tool for text and stickers.

The questions and options are customisable, and results update in real time.

Followers will see your poll when they view your story, and can cast their own vote to reveal which choice is in the lead.

For iOS, users will also be shown a blue alignment tool to help you centre your stickers.

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