How to Know if Someone is Recording Your Instagram Story?

Are you wondering if someone has been secretly recording your Instagram story? It may be hard to tell, but there are a few clues that can help you know if someone has been taking screenshots or video recordings of your Instagram story.

Checking for Screenshots

If you want to find out if someone has taken a screenshot of your Instagram story, the first thing you should do is check the list of people who have seen it. This list can be found under the “Seen by” section of your story. If someone’s name appears on this list multiple times, it’s a good indication that they have taken a screenshot. However, if they only appear once, it doesn’t necessarily mean that they haven’t taken a screenshot.

Another way to tell if someone has taken a screenshot is to look at their profile. If they have posted something similar to your story recently, it could mean that they took a screenshot and used it for inspiration.

Checking for Video Recordings

If you suspect that someone is recording your Instagram story instead of taking screenshots, there are a few things you can look out for. For starters, look at the “Seen by” list again and see if anyone appears multiple times in a short period of time. This could be an indication that they are recording your story.

You can also check their profile for any signs that they may be recording your Instagram stories. If they share videos with similar content or style as yours, it’s possible that they have recorded your story and used it as inspiration.

Sending an Anonymous Message

If you want to confirm whether or not someone is recording your Instagram stories, one option is to send them an anonymous message asking them directly. This can be done with various apps such as Sarahah or You can also use social media platforms like Twitter or Facebook messenger.

Before sending a message, make sure that you are aware of all the risks associated with doing so. It is possible that the person will become suspicious and delete their account or block you.

Reporting Suspected Activity

  • If you suspect that someone is recording or taking screenshots of your Instagram stories without your permission, you should report them to Instagram immediately.
  • When reporting the user, provide any evidence that you have gathered so far including screenshots or video recordings of their activity.