Can Instagram active now be wrong?

There are delays and glitches with the activity feature that can cause some confusion. For this reason, we feel it’s important to point out that the “Active Now” status isn’t always accurate. It’s been reported that some users see up to a ten-minute delay before seeing an activity status.

Can Instagram say you’re active when you’re not?

Mainly because it is thought if you leave the app or site open, it will still show you as being “active now” even though you are not physically browsing within it. Others say the status isn’t accurate at all.

Why does Instagram show active when not?

The first reason why Instagram is not showing “Last Active” is that the status is limited to the first 25 users on your direct message list. … If you scroll through your direct message list, you’ll notice that only the users that you’ve recently messaged have the “Last Active” status.

How long does Instagram say active now when I’m not?

The “Active now” status lasts for 5 minutes on Instagram. After 5 minutes, the status will change from “Active now” to “Active (x)min/h ago”. Here’s an example of when the status will change: The person you direct messaged with recently has been on Instagram in the last 5 minutes.

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Does the Green Dot mean they are chatting?

If you see the green dot on Messenger next to the video icon it basically means that the person is available for video chat. If you have allowed Facebook to access your camera then most likely the green dot next to the video icon will always be switched on whenever you are active on Messenger.

How can you tell if someone has hidden their activity on Instagram?

You’ve been hidden from someone’s Instagram Stories. If everyone else can see the Story, but you can’t, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve been hidden. According to a spokesperson at Instagram there’s no official way to tell if someone hid their Stories from you, for privacy reasons.

Why does Instagram say active today?

The status “Active today” indicates that the user has not been on Instagram for more than 8 hours but less than 24 hours. In your direct message tab, for example, if anyone has used Instagram once in the last 24 hours, you’ll see the status “Active today” under their username.

What does active 1 hour ago mean on Instagram?

“Active 1h ago” = the last online status was 1 hour ago. “Active now” = the user is online now.

Why does it say active now but no green dot?

‘Active Now’ with green dot means person is online and visible to their Messenger contacts. Refresh the Messenger, if you still see ‘Active Now’ without green dot that means they might have their chat turned off or you have turned off your chat.

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