How to make an impact on Instagram

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How do you make an effect on Instagram

If you wonder how to make an impact on instagram, you must first of all know that the effects are available natively only in the stories, i.e. in that section of the social network relating to the creation of multimedia and / or textual content lasting 24 hours. Furthermore, they can only be created via the mobile apps of Instagram for Android (also available on alternative stores) and iPhone.



Having clarified this, in the next chapters I will explain how to use some of the main effects of Instagram, showing you step by step how to apply them in your stories. In addition, I will provide you with some alternative solutions that will allow you to create particular effects also with regard to photos and videos designed to be published in other sections of Instagram, for example posts. Read on to learn more.

How to make a boomerang effect on Instagram

THEboomerang effect is what allows you to repeat a sequence of a few seconds back and forth.

To do the boomerang effect on Instagram you must first start the photo social network app on your device. After that, press on the (+) button and then on the one named Story, to open the Instagram Stories editor.

Now, through the side menu, select theinfinity icon, to activate the tool Boomerang which allows you to make a short video in loop. Once this is done, click on pulsing tondo located in the center, to create history.

At this point, customize the story you have created, through the use of all the tools of the Instagram story editor (such as the possibility of adding GIFs or Hashtags) and, when you are ready to publish the story, press on the button The tua storia.



How to make Instagram zoom effect

THEzoom effect on Instagram is a particular effect available in stories of the photographic social network which, called Super Zoom, allows you to create a short video with the super magnification effect.

The first thing you need to do to use it is to launch the Instagram app, in order to create a new one history via the button capacitor positive (+) lead. Now, in the stories side menu, select the button Super zoom (the'concentric circles icon), then choose the type of effect Super Zoom to create (for example hearts, flames o suspense) and create the story by clicking on pulsing tondo placed in the center.

Once this is done, all you have to do is customize the video made, using the other tools of the multimedia editor of Instagram stories. Finally, to publish the story, click on the button The tua storia. For more information about it, I also suggest reading my in-depth guide.

How to make a rainbow effect on Instagram

THErainbow effect it is an effect that, natively, can be applied only in the stories and, more precisely, to the textual contents created through the editor of the well-known photographic social network.

To use this, start creating a new story and then press the button Aa, which allows you to add textual content. Then type the text of your interest and press the icon A located at the top, so as to open the color picker.


Now, select the text and move the two cursors, in correspondence with the part you want to color, then press on the color red, to apply it to the highlighted portion of text. Repeat this operation, moving i cursors, to highlight the other parts of the text, in order to color each of it with the colors of the rainbow which are, in sequence, red, Orange, yellow, green, blu e violet.


Once you have finished editing, click on the button end located in the upper right corner and, after applying any customizations for the story you want to create, publish it on Instagram by pressing the button The tua storia.

How to make a polaroid effect on Instagram

Have you seen stories on Instagram with thepolaroid effect and would you like to know how to apply it to your multimedia contents? In that case, you need to know that it was made on Instagram through the use of user-created effects, which are available in the Effects gallery.

To locate thepolaroid effect that you like most, in order to make your stories look like old instant photos, start the Instagram stories editor and then scroll through the list of effects, until you tap on the item Browse the effects.

At this point, through the effects gallery, locate the effect polaroidby searching for this term in the search engine. After identifying the effect you are interested in, select it, then press the button try it to try it out and, if you like the effect, save it by pressing on his name and then on the button Save the effect.


Once saved, the effect in question will be available in the effects list of the Instagram camera and you can apply it at any time in the stories you make.

In case you want to use third-party tools to create the polaroid effect, you can use some apps and / or online services (such as Canva for example) so that you can apply this particular effect to all the photos you take and not. only to those that can be published in the stories of the well-known photographic social network.

How to make a vintage effect on Instagram


To do thevintage effect on Instagram you have to make use, also in this case, of one of the effects created by users, available in the Effects gallery.

Then go to the section Effects gallery as explained in the previous chapter and, in the search engine, type the term vintage, in order to try the more line effect with your tastes and eventually save it, using the button Save the effect.

To create vintage effects on the photos you take, you can also use third-party apps, such as VHS Camcorder Lite for Android (also available on alternative stores) and iOS / iPadOS. Therefore, I invite you to read my dedicated guide for more information about it.

How to do the mood effect on Instagram

In the Effects gallery of Instagram there are many mood effects that you can use to embellish the stories you make thanks to augmented reality. Among these, one of the most famous and used is the mood effect created by Diana_luchitskaya, but there are many others just as good.

after starting the Instagram camera in the stories, go to the Effects gallery and, via the icon magnifying glass, that is the search engine, type the term Moods.

Then identify the effect of your interest, to try it and possibly save it, using the button Save the effect. In this way, in fact, you can find it in the list of saved effects of the Instagram camera.

How to make the sparkle effect on Instagram

To do thebrilliant effect on Instagram and having beautiful sparkles in your stories you must, once again, take advantage of the Effects gallery of the social network, in order to identify the effect you want.

To get started, start the Instagram camera in the stories and scroll the effects listuntil you find the section Effects gallery. Press, then, on the same, to access it and then, in the search engine located in the upper right corner (the icon of the magnifying glass), type terms like bright or, in English, sparkle o shining.

Then scroll through the effects created by users that are shown to you, in order to find the one you like best. Among these, one of the most used is the one called Sparkles made by Instagram. To try it in the stories, via the Instagram camera, tap on it; to save it, instead, press the button Save the effect.

How to make Instagram child effect

To do thebaby effect on Instagram and, therefore, to rejuvenate yourself in the photos, you can use one of the effects created by the users of the social network, in order to use it in the stories of the social network.

again, start the camera of Instagram in order to go to the section Effects gallery which collects all the effects created by users. Once this is done, type in the term baby in the search engine and find the effect you like best: one of the most used is the Baby effect created by Anyazhikh. Once you have tried it, you can save it in the effects list of the camera of Instagram, by pressing the button Save the effect.

If, on the other hand, you want to rejuvenate the photos you post on Instagram in other sections of the social network, such as in post, to make the baby effect you have to use third-party apps that rejuvenate the face: one of the most famous is certainly Faceapp, a free app for Android (also available on alternative stores) or iOS / iPadOS. for more information about it, I suggest you read my guide dedicated to apps to rejuvenate.

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