Instagram does not offer Share or Like buttons—which makes sense, since the nature of Instagram as a mobile photo- and video-sharing platform means it’s not really suited to liking and sharing web content.
Instagram has not created the necessary infrastructure, API access, and developer documentation to allow any sort of “share button” functionality to share web-pages to its platform. Or simply put–Instagram just doesn’t allow it.
You can share a post to your Instagram story by tapping the paper airplane icon located below your photos. The menu that appears will give you the option to share a post to your Instagram story from any profile that has allowed sharing of posts.
At the moment Instagram is testing. They are testing removing the “Share to Story” button on random accounts. This means, they randomly choose accounts to remove the “share to story” option. If you’re lucky, you might still have it.
How do I share from Instagram to other social networks?
- Go to your profile and tap .
- Tap Settings.
- Tap Account > Sharing to Other Apps, then tap a social network to log in and link the accounts.
To share a feed post to your story, just tap the paper airplane button below the post, just as you would to send it via Direct. At the top, you’ll now see the option to create a story. Tap it to see the feed post as a sticker with a customized background ready to share to your story.
How to Add Links to Your Stories
- Capture or upload content to your story.
- Select the sticker tool from the top navigation bar.
- Tap the “Link” sticker to add your desired link and tap “Done”
- Place the sticker on your story — like our other stickers — and tap on the sticker to see color variations.
Why can’t my friend repost my Instagram story?
The most typical reason is that the person who publishes the original story has not allowed their followers to share. To mark it, go to your profile -> Settings -> Privacy & Security -> Story Controls -> Shared Content.
Why can’t I repost on my Instagram story?
You can only share someone’s post from Feed to your story if their account is public and they’ve allowed resharing of their posts. Sharing posts from Feed to Stories isn’t available to everyone.
That’s right – for some users, Instagram removed the option to re-share feed posts to Stories entirely, as it moved to combat what it had identified as a rising problem, based on user feedback.