Instagram 7.0 Update: All New Search and Explore Options

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Instagram released its newest update yesterday, version 7.0. This update has completely reinvented its search and explore options. With over 70 million photos being uploaded daily, its new search features make it easy to keep up with everything going on around the world. The company stated at the explore page has been “reimagined” and will show events, places, and hashtags that are trending in real time, both nearby and across the globe.

When opening the explore page in the app now, it shows trending tags and places likes this:

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In addition to this, there are 6 new curated collections available to discover, which will be updated regularly with great accounts to follow. The categories are: New people, Trending Places, Glimmering Islands, Extreme Athletes, Ancient Ruins, and Towering Rocks.


Now click on the search bar at the top. This has also been reinvented to drastically improve finding what you’re looking for. There are 4 tabs to search through; top, people, tags, and places.

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