How do I send a post I see in feed as a direct message on Instagram?

You can send posts you see in feed as a direct message. Messages won't appear in feed, search or your profile.

To send posts you see in feed as a direct message:

  1. Tap below the post you'd like to send.
  2. Select the person or group (up to 32 people) from the list below or tap Search to search for someone.
  3. Add an optional message at the bottom, then tap Send.

Note: When you send a private account's post as a message, only people who follow that account will be able to see the post. The person who uploaded the post won't be notified.

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