About highlights

If you're reading a story and find a passage that particularly resonates with you, you can highlight it. When your followers read the story, they will see your highlight, and your name will pop up above it.

Highlighting a passage

Desktop iOS & Android


  1. Select the passage you want to highlight with your cursor.
  2. Click the highlighter icon.

To remove your highlight, click on it and click the highlighter icon again.

What happens when you highlight a passage?

  • Passages you highlight are visible to your followers and to the author of the story on the story page.
  • The story author will receive a notification that you've highlighted on their story.

Managing highlights

Desktop iOS & Android
  1. On your homepage, click on   your profile picture.
  2. Click Lists from the menu menu.
  3. Click the Highlights tab to open the list of your highlights.

You can remove a highlight by clicking the  down arrow button near the highlight you want to remove and choosing Unhighlight.

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