Humans of COMSTRAT 310

Class Activity – Instagram Intro​/Humans of Comstrat

  • Form an inner and outer circle. When the music starts inner circle move clockwise and outer circle move counter clockwise. ​
  • When music stops, take 15 minutes to interview and take a picture of your classmate.​ It doesn’t need to be picture of them, it could be an item that represents them.
  •  Be creative – think Humans of New York. ​
  • Take an addition 10 minutes to craft an Instagram Post (don’t use Instagram – use Canva or Adobe Spark if you want) and post picture + text/caption on padlet. 
  • Then you will share your posts and explain why you highlighted what you did. ​

Good Instagram Captions:​

  • Good Instagram caption is one that provides context, adds personality, and inspires your followers to take action.​
  • How can you add value and get engagement? ​
  • Instagram captions can be as long as 2200 characters​
  • Use emojis to catch viewers eyes or to highlight Call To Action (CTA)​
  • Link to other handles​
  • Be Strategic with your Hashtags​
  • Use the top Instagram hashtags that have an engaging community behind them and are specific to your audience.​
  • The narrower the scope of the hashtag, the more engaged the users are.