To create your own gallery, upload a photo or video as you normally would, then tap the new icon in the bottom right-hand corner to add additional photos and videos. As for filters, you can either blanket all your selections with the same one, or apply them individually.
You can also chose a single caption and location to the whole carousel.
On your profile grid, you'll notice the first photo or video of your post has a little icon, which means there's more to see. There are third-party sites and apps, such as Easy Downloader, that let you save Instagram content to your device, but it's unclear whether those mobile programs have updated their features to include Instagram Galleries.
Call it Instagram albums and you won't be far from the truth; the new feature will serve as a collection of your permanent photos and videos. Once you are done with the selection and want to change the order of the photos, that too is possible, just drag and drop it in the desired position.
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Instagram aficionados, brace yourselves for impact; the photo-sharing service is adding support for one of its most requested features. The idea is that when you have multiple images from one event and can't decide which one to share, you can put them into what is essentially a slideshow. According to TechCrunch's Josh Constine, your friends can swipe back and forth to view all the photos and videos. However, you can tag friends in individual photos and videos.
Instagram went live today with a solution for people who want to pack everything into a single post.
For Carousel posts, a series of small blue dots will appear below the post, identifying that they can be swiped through to see the full collection. Don't forget to click on the video at the top of this story to see the new feature in action.