Instagram adds quiz sticker that lets users poll their friends

Instagram adds new quiz sticker to Stories that lets users poll their friends with multiple-choice questions

  • The quiz sticker lets users ask multiple choice questions on Instagram Stories
  • Users can select two to four options per question and view followers’ answers
  • Instagram has beefed up its sticker options as a way to get users to interact 

Instagram is putting friendships to the test. 

The Facebook-owned social media giant on Tuesday rolled out a new quiz sticker for Instagram Stories that lets users ask their followers multiple choice questions. 

The sticker is available for all iOS and Android users starting today.  

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Instagram is putting friendships to the test. The social media giant on Tuesday rolled out a new quiz sticker for Instagram Stories that lets users ask their followers multiple choice questions

Instagram said the sticker serves as a fun way for users to see how well their friends really known them, as well as get to know their followers.   

‘Posting a quiz is an easy way to engage with fans, express your creativity and see how well your followers know you,’ the firm explained.

‘Try asking your followers what your favorite song is or who you admire most. Fans will love to see the right answer.’

To access the new sticker, shoot a photo in Instagram Stories, then swipe up to view the sticker tray. 

From there, select the Quiz sticker and then type out your question in the prompt section. 

Users can then select between two and four multiple choice options. 


To access the new sticker, shoot a photo in Instagram Stories, then swipe up to view the sticker tray. From there, select the Quiz sticker and then type out your question in the prompt section

Instagram said the sticker serves as a fun way for users to see how well their friends really known them, as well as get to know their followers. The feature is available starting today

After selecting the right answer, users then share the quiz to their Instagram Stories.  

Once the quiz is posted, users can check what their followers answers are in the page that also shows who viewed their post. 

Instagram has beefed up its sticker collection for Stories in recent months as it tries to encourage users to interact with their followers in new ways. 

Among the other stickers available include ones that let users post countdowns, questions, music they’re listening to, polls, their location, hashtags, time and the weather. 

Additionally, Instagram has rolled out a ‘Close Friends’ tool for Stories that allows users to send posts to select followers.     

WHAT IS INSTAGRAM’S CLOSE FRIENDS FEATURE? 

Instagram has launched a new feature dubbed ‘Close Friends’ that lets users share their stories with a smaller group of people.

The new feature will appear on the user’s profile in the side menu enables Instagram’s more than one billion users.

They can then create a smaller group of friends and share stories exclusively with them exclusively. 

The idea is people may feel more comfortable sharing some things with just close friends, rather than all followers.

Regular posts would still appear to everyone, though users have the option of pre-approving followers. 

‘If you’re on someone’s close friends list, you’ll see a green ring around their photo in the Stories tray and a green badge when you’re viewing their stories,’ Instagram said in a statement.  

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