Instagram testing screenshot warnings in Stories

Instagram now ALERTS people when YOU take a screenshot, just like SnapChat

Instagram now notifies users if someone takes a screenshot of their Stories

Now, Instagram will notify the person who has posted the Story on its Instagram profile whenever any user takes a screenshot or video of his/her story which will let the user know about who the person taking the screenshot is. Snapchat-another social platform is already offering this feature.

Understandably, this feature is introduced for privacy reasons as there were cases where the screenshots from Instagram Stories were misused by people.

Instagram now ALERTS people when YOU take a screenshot, just like SnapChat

As reported by thenextweb, Instagram will notify users about the person who has taken the screen of the user.Users will see a Sun type symbol right next to the person's name.Check the screenshot shared below. To be exactly clear, the owners of the original posts would not be getting some specific alert when someone takes a screenshot of their story, however, it would only show up in their list of story viewers.

An Instagram spokesperson told Techcrunch that "we are always testing ways to improve the experience on Instagram and make it easier to share any moment with the people who matter to you".

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Of course, as the years have gone by, both Snapchat and Instagram have appropriated the other's features, with Instagram adopting Snapchat's "stories" features a while back now Now, as Techchrunch reports, it seems that Instagram is jumping on the "screenshot notification" bandwagon too.

Earlier to this, the only screenshot notification on Instagram was when someone used to take a screenshot of the private direct message. The first time a user attempts to take a screenshot of a story they will see a prompt that says the next time they screenshot a story the creator will be able to see. Anybody could take the screenshot of someone's photo or story without notifying the creator of the post or story.

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