How to Format IG Captions + Faux Geotag

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how to format IG captions + faux geotag | the merriweather council blog

PLEASE NOTE: an instagram update on 8/17/15 made faux geotagging a thing of the past… super sad!!!

I like to use line breaks in my IG captions because it helps me make sure I hit the points I want to hit in my posts. Additionally, I think from a viewer standpoint, it’s easier to read. Lots of  people have been asking me how I was get these line breaks. It’s actually very simple but you need to know how to do it. It’s a hard return. Watch my video to see exactly what I mean. Now, I will say, some people have told me this doesn’t work for them if they use emoji. I have no idea why that would be or how to troubleshoot it because it always does work on my end. However, give it a try and see what happens for you – results may be varying based on the type of device or OS you are using.

Another thing I love to do on IG is make use of the additional text space available in the geotag (the bit above the image.) But I’m not all about giving out my home address or anything, so I don’t want it to actually link to a map. In my video I’ll show you how to achieve that as well.

Take a look + let me know what you think!


How to format instagram captions + faux geotag from Danielle Spurge on Vimeo.

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