You can now post older photos, videos on Instagram Stories

  • You can now post older photos, videos on Instagram Stories

You can now post older photos, videos on Instagram Stories

With this update, Instagram wants users to have more option to publish on Stories.

Instagram Stories has become a major success for the photo-sharing app, with the ephemeral photo and video update feature - much like Snapchat Stories - proving popular among users.

This feature is available on Instagram's Android (version 18) and iOS (version 22) apps.

Previously, the limitation meant that users' Stories were primarily a record of the present moment, but this new feature further differentiates Instagram and Snapchat's offerings.

This feature was great for when people were in an incredibly Instagrammable location but had no access to the Internet so they simply saved up the pictures and posted them later. Of course, you can post them later on, but you're limited to those in your gallery that are also 24-hours old. All you have to do is slide up from the camera and it will open up your library, just like before, only now the range is limitless. Now, with the latest update, users will be able to add anything from the camera roll and share it instantly with friends.

When uploading a story, you can now swipe up on the screen and be shown a reel of all the photos you've taken in the past week (as opposed to those taken in the past 24 hours).

All you have to do is drag the sticker into the bin and it will be no more if you want to fake spontaneity. So, you may now see stories with #throwback hashtags on Stories.