Sharing to Instagram directly from Pixelmator

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2020-04-29 14:09:32

Hey people,

I'm new to Pixelmator and absolutely love the app. I was watching a very old tutorial on LinkedIn Learning on the app and it touched on how I can share an image to Instagram directly from the app.

I went to my app to try this, but I can't seem to add my instagram account from the Internet Accounts menu in System Preferences. This might be a Mac issue, but still looking for some guidance. Attaching a screenshot for reference of what my Sharing options currently look like. I can't seem to add any social accounts to this menu. Image
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2020-04-29 14:17:31

Hi Kabir, this is indeed a Mac issue — the ability to add social media accounts was actually removed back in macOS Mojave.
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2020-04-30 14:40:47

That's interesting, what was the reasoning behind this removal, did it cause security issues?
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2020-04-30 14:58:55

I'm not sure, to be honest, I'm mostly seeing just speculation, which is normal since Apple don't really ever give public feedback about things like this. Security seems a likely reason, though.