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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    Cy Robinson commented
    5 Feb, 2020 09:43am

    We are delighted to announce that IG First Comment is now available within the Sendible dashboard. To find out more on how to use this feature see our support article here:

  • Troy Roberson commented
    16 Jan, 2020 10:47pm

    Any update on the feature request?  Thought this was going to be implemented in 4th quarter 2019?

  • Troy Roberson commented
    3 Dec, 2019 04:27am

    Please add this feature asap.

  • Guest commented
    2 Dec, 2019 02:57am

    Is there an eta on when this will be implemented?

  • Guest commented
    2 Dec, 2019 02:51am

    I would like to see this feature. My Instagram posts look messy with all of the hashtags viewable when scheduling in sendible. I've noticed most of the big influencers are hiding their hashtags.

  • Guest commented
    5 Nov, 2019 06:46am

    They STILL don’t have 1st comment? How behind the curve can a platform be?

  • Claire Sadler commented
    9 Oct, 2019 08:39am

    Oh please add this feature. 

  • Guest commented
    16 Apr, 2019 04:24pm

    yup, this is crucial also for instagram posting

  • Dan Evans commented
    13 Feb, 2019 02:47pm

    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. 

  • Gavin Hammar commented
    13 Feb, 2019 10:53am

    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
    12 Feb, 2019 08:56pm

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

  • Guest commented
    31 Jan, 2019 03:44pm

    Please do this.

  • Gavin Hammar commented
    27 Nov, 2018 07:20pm

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

  • Guest commented
    20 Nov, 2018 06:16pm

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

  • Guest commented
    24 Oct, 2018 05:26pm

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