Instagram's new "emoji slider" is a fresh take on polls

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Now there's a new way to find out on Instagram.

These new emoji sliders, now available for use in stories, are a new take on Instagram's poll stickers. That way, you'll be able to compare votes from the friends and followers whose opinions you trust most. As of Wednesday, Instagram is rolling out emoji sliders, a variation of the polling feature which will allow followers to respond to a question using a scale of emojis.

To add an emoji slider sticker to your story, select it from the sticker tray after taking a photo or video.

Adding an emoji scale is just like adding a poll.

Today's update brings the app to version 44. A new slider sticker will allow users to tell you how they feel about something, whether it be a new food kick or that fresh mixtape your favorite artist just dropped. Then write up your burning question and place it on your pic or video. For example, how badly do your girlfriends want to go on a date tonight?

Additionally, as with any other story, you can click on the bottom left icon to see who has viewed your story, now with the added context of what specific emoji rating each person responded with. Emoji sliders let you ask and answer questions with an animated emoji on a sliding scale. There you'll see everything you need to get the best answer for your question.