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Instagram Pinning to Get More Engagement in Your Posts

Instagram™ pinning is a great way to get more engagement on Instagram™. You can now pin in your comments and get pinned in other peoples comments!

Ready to highlight your favorite comments and meaningful conversations? Here’s what you need to know.

In this blog post:

What is Instagram™ Pinning?

Pinning comments on Instagram™ is the best way to draw attention to your favorite post comments. With this update, you don’t have to worry about your favorite comments being buried under your post.

Instead, with this update, Instagram™ gives you the ability to pin up to three comments on every post. Plus, when you pin a comment, the original commenter gets a notification.

If your Instagram™ posts are struggling to spark conversations, make sure to watch this YouTube video.

How to Pin an Instagram™ Comment

Pinning an Instagram™ comment just takes a couple of steps. First, find the comment that you want to pin. You’ll be able to unpin the comment later if needed, so don’t worry too much about picking the perfect comment.

Next, swipe left and tap on the thumbtack icon. That’s it! Your comment is now pinned, and the account that left the comment will get a notification.

Sue B Zimmerman swipes left on her Instagram comment to show the three setting options: pin the comment, report the comment, and delete.

Why Pinning Instagram™ Comments Matters

No matter how the Instagram™ algorithm changes, engagement will also be the most important factor in determining how many people see your content. Comments under Instagram™ posts are an important part of sparking conversations with your followers.

These pinned comments encourage positivity and engagement not only from the original poster, but also will inspire other people to join in the conversation.

Plus, once people see that you’re consistently pinning comments, they’ll want to be more intentional in leaving comments in the hopes of seeing their feedback highlighted.

Best Instagram™ Pinning Practices

Like any other strategy on Instagram™, you’ll need to be intentional to encourage more engagement. Make it a habit to pin three comments on every post you share.

Also, leave thoughtful comments on other people’s Instagram™ posts. Instagram is not a one-way conversation, and connecting with other accounts reminds people that there’s a real person behind your avatar.

My Final Tip

If a great comment comes along after you’ve pinned three comments, unpin your previously highlighted comment.

All you need to do is swipe left and tap on the thumbtack icon. Now, that comment is unpinned, and you can pin a newly added comment.

This is especially important when you see a comment sparking conversations. Don’t let these conversations go unnoticed!

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