Ever feel like Instagram is a bit of a popularity contest? If you don't already, the app's latest update might change your mind.
The app just added a new type of sticker for Instagram Stories that lets friends "request" to join a group chat right from your Story.
Here's how it works: the new sticker, rolling out to the app now, appears alongside the rest of the Stories stickers. Once you choose it, you add a text prompt about what you want to chat about. Friends who view the post tap "join chat" for the chance to be in the group DM. The person who posted the sticker gets to control who can join and can end the chat whenever they want. Read more... More about Tech , Instagram , Instagram Stories , Tech , and Consumer Tech