Instagram lets you limit who sees your stories (the reel of images that disappear after 24 hours) and stop people from sharing them even further. To hide your story from specific people: Go to “Settings” > “Privacy” > “Story” Choose “Hide Story From.” It’ll open a list of your followers.
Can you hide posts from certain people in Instagram?
There are actually three ways to hide your Instagram posts from certain followers. To hide your Instagram posts from certain followers, you can block-unblock users and then switch to a private account or just block them point black. The same method applies if you want to hide who you follow on Instagram.
Can you stop someone from seeing your Instagram posts without blocking?
Unfortunately, there is no way you can prevent a certain person from seeing your Instagram post expect blocking them. But about stories, you can easily hide your stories from certain people either by hiding them or making a close friend list of people who are close to you.
What happens if I restrict someone on Instagram?
Introduced as an anti-bullying feature, Instagram’s Restrict function gives you more control over what comments both you and your followers see on your posts by limiting what restricted accounts can post on your profile. When you restrict someone, their comments and messages will be hidden from your profile.
Does muting someone on Instagram?
Muting someone on Instagram is like the social media equivalent of politely excusing yourself from a conversation, without making a scene. When you mute someone, their posts and stories will no longer show up in your feed, but they’ll still be able to see your posts, and you can visit each other’s account pages.
How do you know if someone restricted you on Instagram?
While it’s obvious to someone when they’ve been blocked — because they can no longer find that user on the platform — it won’t be obvious when they’ve been restricted. They will see that user’s posts in their feed like they usually do. But they will no longer see when the user is online or has read their messages.
How do I hide posts from certain friends?
If you choose Friends as the audience for your post, the selected person won’t see it.
Add the person you want to hide your post from to the Restricted list:
- Open Facebook on your smartphone.
- Go to their profile.
- Click at the top of their profile.
- Select Edit Friend List.
- Select Restricted.
Why can’t I see my friends posts on Instagram?
This is most likely because their account is private, but it could also be because they blocked you. When you go to their profile, it will say if their account is private and that you will need to request to follow them in order to see their posts.
What is the hide your story feature on Instagram?
You can also choose people to hide your story from as you’re looking at who’s seen your story. Tap (iPhone) or (Android) to the right of their name and select Hide Your Story. Keep in mind that hiding your story from someone is different from blocking them, and doesn’t prevent them from seeing your profile and posts.