Instagram launched its Reels function final 12 months to be able to compete with TikTok. The function gained quite a lot of reputation and the Meta-owned platform retains on rolling out new additions to the function to higher the person expertise. Instagram has now prolonged the length of a Reel to 90 seconds from 60 seconds. The corporate claims that the function will assist the creators to have interaction extra with their viewers.
In an official weblog publish, Instagram mentioned, “We’re supplying you with extra time to play on Reels, by extending the size to as much as 90 seconds. You will have extra time to share extra about your self, movie further behind-the-scenes clips, dig deeper into the nuances of your content material or no matter else you need to do with that further time.”
Together with the time extension, the social networking platform additionally mentioned that customers can now import their very own audio straight inside the Instagram Reels. The corporate can also be introducing widespread Tales stickers to Reels which embody Ballot, Quiz and Emoji sliders.
Just lately, Instagram launched Templates, which allow customers to create a reel utilizing one other one as a template. It pre-loads the audio and clip placeholders, so all it’s important to do is add and trim your distinctive clips.
In the meantime, Instagram launched the Amber alert function which can assist the authorities in finding lacking youngsters. if an Amber Alert is activated by regulation enforcement and you might be within the designated search space, the alert will now seem in your Instagram feed. The alert will embody necessary particulars in regards to the baby corresponding to a photograph, description, location of the kidnapping and every other out there info that may be offered. Folks may share the alert with mates to additional unfold the phrase.
Presently, the function is offered solely in 25 international locations and the corporate is planning to develop it additional.