• Instagram tests making all video posts Reels

    1 month ago - By GSMArena

    Instagram's efforts to compete with TikTok are growing with the blogging platform's latest move. As per a screenshot posted to Twitter by Matt Navarra, Instagram has begun testing making every video posted to Instagram a Reel so it may reach a larger audience across Instagram and Facebook.
    In an email to TechCrunch, a Meta spokesperson writes: “We're testing this feature as part of our efforts to simplify and improve the video experience on Instagram.” Instagram Reels first launched in the US in August 2020 and sees immense engagement with the Reels' short video format.
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  • Instagram tests ditching video posts in favor of Reels

    Instagram tests ditching video posts in favor of Reels

    1 month ago - By TechCrunch

    Instagram is testing a change that turns video posts into Reels, the company confirmed to TechCrunch. The company says the change, which is currently being tested with select users around the world, is part of Instagram's plan to simplify video on the app.
    “We're testing this feature as part of our efforts to simplify and improve the video experience on Instagram,” a spokesperson from Meta said in an email.
    A screenshot posted on Twitter by social media consultant Matt Navarra shows that people who are part of the test will see an in-app message that says “video posts are now shared as...
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