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Group conversations on Instagram Direct - how to create them and add people

Instagram's features are constantly being updated, with new features being added and old ones discontinued. In our “Instagram Guides,” we’ll look at Instagram, explain its new and old features, and show you how to get the most out of the platform for your marketing strategy. Today: group conversations on Instagram Direct - how to create them and add people.

Instagram Direct is Instagram's own messenger. In addition to one-on-one chats, group conversations with multiple people are also possible. You can create a new group conversation in Instagram Direct by sending a message to at least two people. Here's how to create a new group conversation:

1. Tap the Messenger icon in the top right of the feed.

2. Tap the pencil in the top right corner.

3. Select at least 2 people you want to send the message to, and then tap “Chat.”

4. Compose a message, tap the image to select a photo or video from your library, or tap the blue camera icon to take a new photo or video.

5. Add effects, filters, or captions as desired.

6. Select one of the options: "View once," "Allow replay," or "Keep in chat."

7. Tap "Send."

After you have created a group conversation, you can give it a name. To do this, tap on the group conversation and then tap "Name this group" at the top and enter your desired name for the conversation.

How do I add people to a group conversation on Instagram Direct?

You can add more people to group conversations that already have three or more people in them. Here's how to add people to a group conversation on Instagram Direct:

1. Tap the Messenger icon in the top right of the feed.

2. Tap the conversation you want to add people to.

3. Tap the group name at the top.

4. Tap “Add People” next to Members.

5. Search for and select the people you want to add. Then tap "Next" or "Done."

6. In the last step, tap "Add" or "OK."

How do I leave a group conversation on Instagram Direct?

When you leave a group conversation, you'll no longer receive messages from the group unless you're added back to the conversation by a member of the group. Here's how to leave a group conversation on Instagram Direct:

1. Tap the Messenger icon in the top right of the feed.

2. Tap the group conversation you want to leave.

3. Tap the group name at the top.

4. Scroll down and tap "Leave Chat" and "Exit."

Conclusion: creative option for your Instagram marketing

Video chats with followers can be an easy and creative way for businesses to do Instagram marketing. Storrito helps with the creation of Instagram Stories. The platform can be used within a team to create and schedule stories.

Tobias ManrothAuthor image
Tobias Manroth
CMO at Storrito

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