Instagram new feature now allow you follow hashtags just like you follow people. The new feature is amazing because a trending hashtag will receive more popularity through this means. It will be easier for you to discover new contents, people and happenings on Instagram especially if you have specific interests.
Search for something and relevant hashtags will be listed in the results. Open the hashtag and hit on follow. You will start receiving top posts and stories from that hashtag to your feed and to your stories bar.
Instagram now helpfully list the hashtag a user follow on their profile in order for followers to follow and if the user’s account is set private, only the approved followers will see the hashtag you follow. Meanwhile, you can also decide to unfollow hashtags.