Buffer Now Supporting Instagram, sort of...

And right on cue...

Yesterday we wrote an article singing the praises of Buffer. One of the only drawbacks we cited in the platform was its lack of support for Instagram. Well... it appears as if they were listening -- okay, maybe they've had this in development for some time -- because today they announced they are now providing Instagram support. Sort of...

Here's the problem as written by Buffer themselves:

As you may know, Instagram does not allow outside apps to post directly to Instagram. So while Buffer can’t do the posting for you, we’re excited to help you at every step. Buffer for Instagram works by sending a notification to your phone when it’s time to post.

Here's how the whole process works:

We'll have to see how useful this ends up being but it's at least a partial step there. 

READ BUFFER'S FULL POST HERE