Instagram Now Lets You Know When your Friends are Online, Shows Tiny Green Dot


Instagram is finally getting the ‘green dot’ next to your friend’s name which will let you know that they’re online to message.

This new status indicator dot will show up in places including your Instagram Direct inbox and the share menu. These indicators will only show up for friends who already follow you or for people who you’ve talked to before in Instagram Direct messages.

Instagram Green Dot(Image Credits: The Verge)

You can also hide your status from other or turn them off completely.

The new status dot should be available now on Instagram. Go check out which of your friends are online!