Can Someone See If You Screenshot Their DM On Instagram? | Direct Message Notifications & Alerts

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PSA: Think before you screenshot…

It’s no secret that Snapchat notifies people if you take a screenshot of their snap message or story.

But does Instagram also notify another user if you do the same with a private message? Many IG users are wondering: Can someone see if you screenshot their DM on Instagram?

Can Someone See If You Screenshot Their DM On Instagram? | Direct Message Notifications & Alerts

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It’s always good to know how an app or social media platform’s notifications work before you start creeping on your ex or taking screenshots left and right.

But lucky for you, Instagram does not send a notification or alert of any kind to someone if you take a screenshot of their DM in your private conversation.

There are still rumors claiming that Instagram will be updating its features and beginning to notify users when someone views their profile, takes a screenshot of a post, etc. But don’t worry; for now you’re safe!

If you have any more unanswered questions about Instagram, feel free to check out Instagram’s Help Center for more FAQs and information.


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