IG users promote their accounts by creating engaging content, but you may make use even from sharing other people’s content.  By doing this, you will be able to promote engagements with your followers. Here is a very useful article for you to read: https://www.simplygram.com/3-easy-ways-to-repost-instagram-stories-and-posts-like-a-pro/

To share someone’s feed to your story

Follow the procedures below:

  1. Tap the arrowhead symbol.
  2. Tap add post to your story.
  3. Tap send to.
  4. Tap share next to your story, then tap done.

Your viewers will be able also to know who posted it initially and can view the original account.

If you don’t want others to re-share your posts, you can turn off that that permission using the following steps:

  1. Tap on your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap on the top right, then tap Settings.
  3. Tap Privacy, then tap Story.
  4. Tap Next to allow re-sharing of the story.

To repost your Instagram story

To avoid losing your story, you can post it to your highlights.

Suppose you uploaded recently an Instagram story, tap on your profile photo in the upper-left-hand corner of your screen this should be surrounded by a pink circle.

When the story share appears on your screen, tap the three dots in the lower right-hand corner of your screen.

From the pop-up menu, click the copy link to copy a recognizable URL to your device’s clipboard

Sharing someone else Instagram story

Touch or click on the person’s profile picture to see their story, once the story to be shared shows up, tap the three dots in the lower-right corner.

Type “copy link” or the paper airplane icon to share with friends.

If sharing is not enabled, tag your friend’s Instagram story to be able to share it.

If this is the case, click on the notification you have received upon being mentioned in their story.

In your Instagram messages, tap the “Add this to your story” option.

Add any enhancements you want, be it music, gifs, and many more, then click either “your story” or close friends to share.

To share an IGTV video to my Instagram story.

The steps below will be of very great importance to you:

  1. Open the IGTV video you would like to share with your story.
  2. Tap the arrowhead symbol.
  3. Tap add a video to your story. You can also add text, stickers, or filters.
  4. When satisfied with the look in the video, tap send to.
  5. Next to your story, tap share then tap done.

Immediately the video is shared with your story, your viewers will be able to tap on it to watch it on IGTV.

To share Instagram reels

You can share your Instagram reel as a direct message or even add it to your Instagram story

You should first record the 15 seconds video which should be entertaining and as usual, created right within the application.

Follow the steps below while sharing the reel as a direct message:

  1. Tap the arrow in the bottom right corner to move to share options.
  2. Select the ‘stories’ tab from the top panel.
  3. Select recipients of the reel or use the search bar at the top of quick access.
  4. Tap ‘send’ next to the person’s name.

Sharing Instagram reels to your story

Having your reel recorded, follow the procedure below:

  1. Tap on the arrow in the bottom right corner to advance to the share options.
  2. Tap ‘Share’ next to ‘your story’.
  3. Tap ‘Done’ at the bottom to finish the process.

In conclusion, always seek permission from the involved person before sharing any content. In other words, let reposting be legal action. Enjoy applying the above tips.