Instagram's New Feature Lets You Add a Donation Sticker to Your Story
Instagram is now helping you raise money for your favourite nonprofit organisations — the app just rolled out a brand-new feature allowing users to add donation stickers to their Stories. The update is pretty similar to the Facebook feature that lets users collect donations from friends to give to specific groups, though Instagram's version is only available to U.S.-based users at the moment.
The feature was announced (among other exciting updates) at Facebook's annual F8 conference, and Instagram has made it clear that 100 percent of all proceeds collected through each sticker will go to the nonprofits being supported. To add the stickers, users can simply make a Story on their profile as they normally would, then select the newly-added Donation icon from the sticker tray. After that, users will be able to sift through a list of participating organisations for which you can collect donations before publishing the Story. The organisations that currently have donation stickers include Black Girls Code, GLAAD, Malala Fund, Boys and Girls Club of America, and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Read ahead to get a closer look at how the stickers will work.