Facebook has begun rolling out its live video feature worldwide, before this year. From that time now, the social media networking giant has been approaching this service with its full capacity. For that reason, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the company is reportedly working to bring the feature to its photo and video sharing platform Instagram.
According to T journal news website, pointed out by Mic, Instagram is testing the live video feature in its ‘Stories’ section for some users on the beta Android app in Russia. When the users using the live video feature, at that time, at the top the page appear a red tag that reads ‘LIVE’. To start a broadcast, users simply have to click on a red button that says’ to ‘Go Insta’.
Also Instagram launched ‘Stories’ feature in August, that lets users to create a single video out of multiple images and small video clips that can be shared with friends. After 24 hours of sharing this video, it disappears. When this feature was launched, it was compared to Instagram’s rival platform Snapchat’s Story feature.
How to upload a story on Instagram:
By the tapping on the plus “+” icon on the top left corner of the screen or slide their finger from left to right to open the camera. Then after clicking a picture or recording a video, the application provides editing tools that let you to write or drawing on the image or the video.
The company said in its blog post, last week, Instagram updated its application to bring Stories tab in an attempt to increase their reach.” More than the 100 million people visit Explore every day to discover photos and videos from people they don’t yet follow. The new section of suggested stories highlights the most interesting Stories from across Instagram’s vast global community.”