This is how it works at the moment: if you messaged someone in the past, they will be able to see when you are online / active on Instagram.
They will see under your name, in the Direct Messages: “Active 10 minutes ago”.
Good news: you can turn this off if you don’t want people to know when you are on Instagram.
This is how:
1. Go in your Instagram settings
2. Select “Activity status”
3. Turn off “Show activity status”
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