Instagram users can spend hours poring over the filters, tilt shift options, crops and the multitude of editing photo editing options. However, one misplaced finger while typing the caption can often undo that photographic perfection.
Now, rather than delete the photo and repost it, or add an apologetic secondary caption, users can fix those typos or add an extra hashtag to ensure the photo reaches the largest possible audience. Heck, even a post-post emoji is possible in this brave new world.
The company wrote on its official blog:
“We’ve added the ability to go
back and edit captions on your posts. When you share a moment to
Instagram, a typo shouldn’t get in the way. This has been one of the top
requests that we’ve heard from the community, and we’re excited to
finally bring it to you today. You’ll find a new “Edit” option in the
menu beneath your image. Tap it to edit your caption.”
The first will remain as before, featuring images that fit in with your own posts and the people you follow, while the new People tab “highlights interesting accounts for you to discover.”
Users will also be able to add in or edit a location after the fact.
The new app is available to download from the App Store and the Google Play store from today.