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Instagram launches Moments-like video channel that brings curated video feeds for Halloween

Instagram, one of the popular photo and video sharing platform, has released new video channel features akin to Twitter. You can now celebrate this Halloween with new Instagram features, which allow users to focus event that go around.

Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat have already revealed a similar kind of add-on. But not so accurate, Instagram added to help users to hangover more events in the future. Currently, this feature is available in the United States only. We can look forward for future updates to Instagram that could enable new features in every part of the world.

Gabriel Madway (Communications Manager at Instagram) says, “to roll it out more broadly for additional events in the future.”

If you ever visited ad-hoc channel, it has got a pretty impressive features such as auto-video play, skip video, and replay option by swiping up/down.

This Halloween, Instagram presents user to access live story, trending tags as well as popular posts. Moreover, these stuffs are manually adjusted by Instagram. If you wish to add your own or want to create, then sign-in and navigate to the post. This feature is not only available for celebrities, but also for those people who looking to create their own short Halloween videos. Once you are done with it, don’t forget to use the #IGHalloween hash tag.

Instagram has launched this feature to sort out some popular event videos and make it available for the users. Two years back, the mobile-friendly social network launched video supports, where 15 second video can be posted by users. This made easy to take down the other top mobile platform like Vine and WeChat. Daily, over 80 million photos are shared on Instagram, but they haven’t revealed the counts of video shared on their network.

In the recent interview by Re/code, an Instagram spokesperson said:

“Halloween is just the start for these curated streams. This is a new way to experience events and big moments, as they happen, through the eyes of the Instagram community.”

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About Shilohi Chandekar

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Ms. Shilohi R. Chandekar has been working as a Research Associate at Credence Research, Inc. for over a period of a few months now. She is a part of the ICT domain wherein, she is responsible for monitoring and analyzing the emerging market trends, technologies, and market behavior across various industries. She is also involved in scrutinizing data in order to come up with the key findings pertaining to the area of market study.

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