Your Responses On Instagram Polls Aren't Anonymous & Now We Regret All Those Joke Answers

6 October 2017, 17:31 | Updated: 4 December 2017, 11:10

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If you use Instagram, you'll have undoubtedly seen the latest addition to Stories - Instagram Polls.

Yes, people can now ask us all questions and we can respond witihing Instagram stories. However many people thought that their answers were anonymous, but sadly we're here to tell you that that's not the case.

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Many people are now beginning to realise that the joke answers they tapped on their friend's poll can now be seen by that friend and they could come across as pretty savage.

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People took to Twitter to share their shock that their answers aren't secret and it sounds like there is a lot of regret out there!

When one of your followers votes in your poll, you get a notification which tells you exactly how they've voted, so if you've given a joke answer because you thought the person couldn't see it...uh oh!

Let's spread the message and make sure there aren't any unceccessary beefs starting accidentally.

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