Facebook-owned photo-sharing a platform Instagram has announced two new big updates. After getting removed for a brief period, GIF Stickers are back on Instagram stories. Instagram launched the new GIF stickers for stories back in January and the feature was quite popular.
These GIF stickers were powered Giphy and were removed earlier this month due to an incident involving inappropriate stickers. There was a deeply offensive sticker on Giphy’s database which leads to the suspension of Giphy on Instagram stories.
Giphy gave a statement regarding the whole issue by saying “The content was immediately removed and after investigation, a bug was found in our content moderation filters affecting stickers. This bug was immediately fixed and all stickers were re-moderated.”
Now as Giphy as claimed that they have re-moderate there stickers, Instagram has announced that starting 30th March, the GIF stickers will be back on Instagram stories. “We’ve been in close contact with GIPHY throughout this process and we’re confident that they have put measures in place to ensure that Instagram users have a good experience,” Instagram said in the announcement.
Along with this Instagram has also announced a new update for its advertisers. Now when a business profile uploads a single photo or video according to Instagram aspect ratio in the Instagram feed, it will be automatically complied with Instagram stories ads and will be shown in between stories. Stay tuned to Sid Tech for more tech updates.
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