An easier way to find user-generated content on Instagram: Instagram’s search feature is now available on the web
Instagram’s overhauled search feature rolled out to its website yesterday, making it easier for users to search by hashtag, location or account. While an Instagram spokesperson said the update is not designed specifically for news organizations, journalists will no longer be restricted to a smartphone when looking for user-generated content on Instagram. Some notable features of the web search: Searching a hashtag will also show you how many times the hashtag has been used, and links to hashtags and location geotags on both Instagram and embedded posts will redirect to a page showing the top posts for the tag.
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