Instagram is hinging its bet on Instagram TV or IGTV as it is popularly called. Recently, the company has already redesigned its IGTV app which enables users to users to discover diverse content on its video-sharing platform. Now, Instagram is building on that update and is also adding more features.
Instagram, to get going, is rolling out a new feature which would allow users to upload their Live Videos on IGTV. This will be very similar to live videos as just like stories, it will disappear after 24 hours.
As per a report on The Verge, Instagram users will have the option to upload their Live Videos on the platform as IGTV video. The report also suggests that the app is testing a button which will allow creators to upload their Live Videos on IGTV app using a simple button.
This feature will then allow users to watch the videos long after it was first streamed, and it would also allow them to watch the video long after it was first streamed. It would also allow users to gain access to their videos without having to save them. This will also help the app to give its IGTV app content a longer rope.
There is another feature which is expected to be introduced to the photo-sharing app. The users will have the ability to watch and comment on Live Videos via web. This is a change as Instagram users till quite recently could not have watched or commented on Live Videos via the company’s web-based interface. Now, the company has rolled out a feature to its users and this gives the users greater flexibility in using the app.
It should be mentioned here that this update comes immediately after the company introduced a feature and this allowed users to send direct messages using the web version of the app.