Instagram You can now upload photos from your mobile web browser

Before the launch of this new feature, you could only scroll through your timeline, search and discovery, notifications, and managing your account.

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Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom.

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Instagram has now added a feature on its mobile website that will let you upload and add photos directly from your web browser but only on your mobile phone, because how many people want to upload photos to Instagram from their laptop anyways.

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Instagram's new logo

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Before the launch of this new feature, you could only scroll through your timeline, search and discovery, notifications, and managing your account. The new feature could help Instagram gain new users in markets where data costs may be prohibitive to Instagram use.

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Instagram.com (accessed from mobile) is a web experience optimised for mobile phones. It’s designed to help people have a fuller experience on Instagram no matter what device or network they are on,” the company said, in a statement to Techcrunch.

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Instagram growth chart

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Other features like Stories and messaging aren’t available yet on mobile web but don’t expect them to come to Instagram anytime soon. 

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