8 killer Instagram tips and tricks

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Become an Insta-master with these killer Instagram tips and tricks.
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Make the most of your Instagram feed with these eight killer Instagram tips and tricks that will make you an Insta-master.

Learn how to put together video in the Instagram app itself, keep stalkers off your Instagram feed, find amazing photos near your current location, and much more.

DSC07575-780x574How to find Instagram photos of beautiful, nearby locations
Instagram’s location data can be a privacy nightmare but it also allows you to check out what other folks are taking photos of nearby. If you’re on vacation and want to see some stunning photography in the same place as you, it’s just a click away.

DSC07558-1-780x585How to keep stalkers from tracking you on Instagram
Every time you take a picture for Instagram, the photo-sharing app keeps track of where you are by default. Here’s how to remove the location data automatically added to your snaps and keep stalkers from tracking you on Instagram.

DSC07507-780x585How to keep embarrassing Instagram pics off your profile
There’s a big difference between photos you put up on Instagram and those that your buddies upload and then tag you in. Chances are, the ones you’re tagged in aren’t as flattering as the ones you put up yourself.

instagram2-780x520Streamline your Instagram filters to work smarter, not harder
Instead of swiping back and forth along the filters row, why not reorder them to put the ones you use most often up front? Better yet, how about deleting the ones you don’t use ever to streamline your entire filter experience?

instagram-780x579How to clear your pervy Instagram searches
We’re not saying that you search for inappropriate stuff on Instagram or anything, but if for some reason you’d like to clear your search history in the photo sharing app, you can.

instagram-photos-780x520Follow friends’ hearts to fuel your Instagram feed
Instagram is a veritable playground of fascinating photography. The trick is to find accounts to follow that won’t waste your time with snaps of low-quality food or wacky pets. Unless you’re into that kind of thing.

photo-634069_1920-780x439Never miss your BFF’s precious Instagrams again
Avid Instagram users like to know when new photos show up on the social media platform so they can be the first to like, respond, or even comment on their favorite Instagrammer’s pictures.

Instagram-how-to-1-780x390How to stitch together a Frankenvideo in Instagram
You can now stitch together several clips into a single video in the app. Some of the process and details are a little unclear, however, so we’re here to help walk you through it.