How do I send a hashtag as a message using Instagram Direct?
To send a hashtag as a message using Instagram Direct:
- Tap the hashtag you'd like to send
- Tap in the top-right
- Search for and select the person or group you'd like to send the hashtag to (up to 15 people)
- Tap Send
When you send a hashtag as a message, it will appear with a preview of Top Posts from that hashtag page. Keep in mind that messages sent using Instagram Direct won't appear on hashtag pages.