PSA: Instagram polls are NOT anonymous

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In the latest update for Instagram, the app rolled out a polling feature in its Snapchat clone, which allows a user to ask their followers to vote between two choices.

While polls aren't groundbreaking on social media, (Twitter rolled out polls in 2015), there is one thing different about Instagram polls that you should probably know before you vote your heart out: They are not anonymous.

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Yes, for reasons unknown, Instagram decided to make the results of the poll visible to the person who ran it, which is somewhat of a breakaway from what you would expect on an internet poll. While it's nice to see how your followers may truly feel, you would have no idea that polls are not anonymous unless you ran one and checked for yourself.  Read more...

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