What Does “Comments on this post have been limited” Mean on Instagram?

Instagram is a really cool and fun way to connect with your family and friends. It’s quirky and attractive features have continued to endear people over the years. It’s not just common people but even the celebrities who constantly make use of this application to connect to their fans and even substantially increase their fan fare.

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You might all be aware that, Instagram is a great source of earning for people too. The influencer market on Instagram is huge and people have large sums of money with each categorical post especially the celebrities. In light of all this data handling, Instagram keeps on coming up with new and improved features to enhance the safety of its users.

You might have come across a few posts on Instagram who’s comments section isn’t open to commenting to all people. There is a little message displayed under it that says ‘comments on this post have been limited’.

What Does “Comments on this post have been limited” Mean on Instagram?

Instagram gives it’s users the choice to restrict the posts on Instagram. Many people, especially celebrities use this feature as they are often the most followed/stalked. Celebrities, at times restrict the comment section on their post so as to avoid any vulgar or seditious comments. In case the celebrities dont do that, people can start misusing their right to comment and hence create a nuisance on Instagram. The celebrities can also entirely restrict the comment section on their post.

Normal people can also restrict the commenting on their Instagram posts. They can even turn off the commenting completely in case the user wishes to restrict any or all commenting on their posts.

The process of doing it is as follows :-

1) Open your profile.

2) Click on the menu on the top right-hand side of the screen.

3) Select ‘privacy’ in the list of options that open up.

4) Select comments.

5) After that a drop down list will be shown.

You can choose from a list of drop down options the kind of activity you wish to allow on your Instagram post.

The four options displayed are as follows

Everyone: By selecting everyone, all the users will be able to comment on your Instagram post.

People you follow and your followers: By selecting this option only those people will be allowed to comment on your post those who follow you are those who are followed by you.

People you follow: By selecting this option, only those people can comment on your post whom you follow. Nobody else will be able to comment on your post.

Your followers: By selecting this option, or those people will be allowed to comment on your post who follow you. Rest nobody else will be able to comment on your post.

If there is a particular post that you have uploaded and you wish to restrict commenting on that post, you can simply click on the three dots next to the post and click on ‘Turn off commenting’.

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