Instagram has introduced a bunch of recent updates for Reels in a bid to compete towards TikTok, which is presently banned in India. The new Reels options make it simpler for customers to share and save audio clips, and the replace has already begun rolling out. Instagram in a tweet mentioned that customers can now ‘save audio’ or add audio to a Reel clip through an upgraded audio part. Users can choose an audio file via new sections like ‘for you’ and ‘trending’.
Instagram customers can now additionally share all of the Reels that use a particular piece of audio via Direct Messages. The new replace permits customers to avoid wasting audio from one other clip and additional use it for their very own content material on Reels. Audio recordsdata will be saved by choosing the “save” icon, earlier seen on Instagram tales.
The social media platform can be engaged on new options to tackle TikTok that’s presently being scrutinised by the U.S President Donald Trump administration. In an replace final month, Instagram prolonged the Reels recording time from 15 seconds to 30 seconds. The Facebook-owned platform is reportedly engaged on instruments to combine buying choices on Reels. The platform already has a devoted buying part on the discover web page.
Meanwhile, Facebook has already began integrating Messenger and Instagram direct messages for choose customers. Through this integration, Messenger customers can instantly message folks on Instagram and vice versa.
Apart from the launch of its cross-platform messaging, Facebook is making vital modifications to Instagram DMs, which can take many options from Messenger. “Cross-app communication is an easier way to stay connected with the people you care about while giving you controls to manage your experience,” Facebook mentioned. However, it’s unclear precisely when the corporate plans a public rollout of cross-platform messaging options.