Instagram has announced that it will allow users to request, through their profile, donations for each person’s personal causes.
The social network Instagram It has been quite focused on social causes in recent times. It previously gave the possibility of raising funds for different charitable causes and, with the whole issue of Coronavirus, we have seen many more actions in favor of different affected communities and entities.
What allowed this fundraising through a sticker from the Stories was to raise funds and money for foundations, associations and charitable events. But now Instagram who allow users to raise money for their own purposes.
The option to raise money for own purposes is only available in the United States, United Kingdom and Ireland at the moment.
This function will allow users who want to do so to start raising money for those activities that they consider appropriate or are important to them, and in which their followers can participate, and through both the profile and the Stories.
To create this type of campaign you will have to access our profile and, once you are in it, choose Edit Profile. When doing so, when the option is activated, the possibility of “Add Fundraising” should appear, allowing us to choose “Raise money«. In this way, we would already have our campaign created.
Of course, this function will have a series of requirements. The first of these is that Instagram will have to supervise the purpose for which the donation is being requested and, within a period of 30 days, authorize it. Not only that, but also, those who want to create such a campaign will have to be over 18 years old.
For now, this new feature to raise money for our own causes is only available and on a trial basis in the United States, United Kingdom and Ireland. But Instagram itself has said that it intends to arrive in other countries in brief, so we will have to wait for it to arrive. What do you think of this new feature?