An automatically posted First Comment for Instagram posts

An automatically posted 'First Comment' option would be great to allow users to implement their Hashtag Strategy. This allows the caption to be less crowded with hashtags by placing them into an automatically posted 'First Comment' box. 

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  • Jul 7 2018
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  • Katrina Vila commented
    October 24, 2018 17:26

    This is available with other schedulers. Please add this feature!

  • Guest commented
    November 20, 2018 18:16

    Agreed. This is the only one I think I've come across now that doesn't have this feature.

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    Gavin Hammar commented
    November 27, 2018 19:20

    Could you share some examples of other tools with this feature? We'd love to see how they've implemented this.

  • Kinsey Streib commented
    31 Jan 15:44

    Please do this.

  • Dan Evans commented
    12 Feb 20:56

    Hi Gavin, Sprout Social does a really good job with this. Also, GRUM offers this. 

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    Gavin Hammar commented
    13 Feb 10:53

    Thanks for sharing Dan! I've been hearing this request more and more, so this is something we're looking to prioritise on the roadmap. To assist us in how we approach the solution, can I assume that the first comment will usually only include hashtags? 

  • Dan Evans commented
    13 Feb 14:47

    Yes, that is typically the reason for the first comment. One advantage you could build in is some type of repository so that you could easily create several groups of hashtags so that you can click on one tag or group and then it could automatically populate those saved hashtags (up to 30 per group). This would be a nice feature to add onto the platform now even without the first comment section. 

  • Jeff Coward commented
    16 Apr 16:24

    yup, this is crucial also for instagram posting