MWH 288: “Instagram is no longer a photo-sharing app” What This Really Means For Business Owners And Influencers

MWH 288: “Instagram is no longer a photo-sharing app” What This Really Means For Business Owners And Influencers

This week’s episode is going to touch on a very trending topic, which is that latest announcement by Instagram: “Instagram is no longer a photo-sharing app.”

I’m going to share my take on what this really means and how this announcement affects you as a business owner, whether you are a soloprenuer or a company.


Instagram did not say that they’re getting rid of in-feed posts or the ability to share photos in the app. But what did they come out and say is that they’re putting more focus on videos.

I’ve shared this to my community here in Mums With Hustle and with the members of my Social Method Society… and what I want to highlight in this episode is that Instagram has been moving in this direction for years.

Out of the five ways to share content on Instagram ecosystem, four of them are video-based:

Aside from highlighting video contents, Instagram also shared key areas they will be focusing on going forward. These include Creators, Instagram Shop and Messaging. So you can expect more features will be rolled out on Instagram.

And if you are someone who feels like brushing up your Instagram skills, or video confidence, or you want to stay current on what’s working on Instagram for your beautiful business…

Then I highly encourage you to jump-on the waitlist to my Social Method Society and get yourself an invitation to join us! Head on over and pop your name down.

On Part 2 of this 2-episode Series, I’ll walk you through hashtag news which is another announcement by Instagram that has caused some confusion.

“How many hashtag should I use now?” You’ll find out in the next episode.

Until next week, stay happy in your hustle.


Facebook: @mumswithhustle
Instagram: @mumswithhustle
Twitter: @MumsWithHustle
Biz Club: MWH Biz Club


Okay, mama! I'm going to give it to you straight, 'cause you know that's what I'm about. Podcast reviews are super important to iTunes and the more reviews we receive the more likely iTunes will reward us with better reach.

I want to reach more hustling mamas that can add extreme value to our kick-ass tribe. Help a sister, out? I already love you forever, but I’d be extremely grateful if you would review me on iTunes!

If you've loved this podcast, never miss another one! All you have to do is SUBSCRIBE to the Mums With Hustle Podcast on iTunes.

share the love


About Tracy

As the founder and CEO of Mums With Hustle, I have the best day job in the world: teaching entrepreneurs how to grow their beautiful businesses online. When I started the business, that was everything I wanted, but since then, it has grown into something much bigger. Now, I get my joy from helping women find their zones of genius within a community that truly celebrates their success. I truly believe that when women choose to band together, we can do anything - and if you feel the same, there’s a place in the MWH community for you.

you might also like

FREE Reels Guide For Business Owners

Grow your following, boost your reach and grow your business with INSTAGRAM REELS.

Swipe 10 of the most effective Instagram Reels content ideas for business owners right now - including secret strategies my members and I have used to skyrocket our engagement (I'm talking over 40K views on a single REEL within 24hrs)!

Reels Freebie Ipad Cover