In a blog post, Instagram announced the new feature that enables users to share texts without the requirement of a picture or video. It said, “Today, we’re introducing “Type” mode in stories, a new way to share anything that’s on your mind with creative text styles and backgrounds.” It added that the Type mode lets users to “turn your most random thoughts into something colorful and expressive.”
With the addition of the text feature, users will not have the pressure of using an image or video to express their thoughts.
Users can access the new feature by going to the far left, after opening the Instagram camera. The Type mode is placed right next to the Normal mode, and other choices such as Boomerang, Rewind, and Superzoom. The user will then have the option of choosing from a plethora of various fonts, backgrounds, word highlights, and more.
Alsp, the new fonts and colours are not meant only for the Type mode posts. As per Instagram, they can also be used for picture or video stories.