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Instagram Will Focus More on Video in 2022, Leave Photos?

When it was first released, Instagram existed as a photo-sharing social media platform. But over time, Instagram began to widen its focus to the video sector. One proof is the launch of the Reels feature, which is Instagram’s short video sharing feature. Apart from Reels, Instagram has previously released IGTV, although some time ago the IGTV feature was officially removed by Instagram.

Instagram’s focus on the video sector itself seems to be increasingly visible in 2022. This was stated directly by the CEO of Instagram, Adam Mosseri, when explaining the priorities of this Meta subsidiary in 2022. Adam Mosseri said that in the future Instagram will not only be a photo sharing platform, but also videos. Adam Mosseri said, the Reels feature will be increasingly developed by Instagram. One way to do this is by launching a variety of new Reels features.

In addition, Adam Mosseri said he was looking for ways to integrate all video formats with the Instagram platform. In this way, Instagram hopes to compete with the Chinese short video sharing social media platform, TikTok. In the last 3 years, TikTok is indeed on the rise and the total downloads globally have successfully exceeded 3 billion. Furthermore, …

After a long time, Instagram is back to support the Twitter Card feature

Social media is a platform that many people use today. Starting from children, teenagers, to adults, not a few are actively using social media. Of the many social media, Twitter and Instagram are the ones that are quite popular among the public.

Twitter and Instagram actually have their own differences and characteristics. Instagram is a photo and video-based social media platform, while Twitter is more about writing or tweeting. Even though they are different, they support each other in various ways. One of them is with support for a feature called Twitter Card.

The Twitter Card feature serves to display a preview of a link that is shared on Twitter. Now, because Instagram supports Twitter Cards, a preview of Instagram post links shared via Twitter Tweets will appear. With the appearance of the preview, Twitter users will find it easier to see an overview of Instagram posts before clicking on them.

Just like other ways to share links, the Twitter Card preview for Instagram posts will appear automatically when users enter a link in the Tweet post field. Instagram’s support for the Twitter Card feature itself has taken effect a few days ago. To be precise, Instagram has started supporting …

Instagram users will be able to choose posts that appear on the timeline

Instagram is constantly developing new features in its service. In the past week alone, various new Instagram features have continued to appear, whether it’s just a rumor or one that has actually been released. Starting from making the Story duration longer, the subscription feature, Take a Break, to the most recent Tex-to-speech on Reels. Now comes another new feature which is reportedly being prepared by the Meta subsidiary.

The new feature in question is the option to select posts that appear on the user’s timeline. The news about the presence of the new Instagram feature was first revealed by a leaker on Twitter named Alessandro Paluzzi. In his upload, Alessandro shared a screenshot of what Instagram’s new feature looks like. There are three options that users can choose from, namely Home, Following, and Favorites. In Alessandro’s upload, one netizen asked what the difference was Home and Following.

Alessandro then explained that if the user chooses the Following option, it is possible that the posts that appear on the timeline only come from the accounts that are followed. Meanwhile, for Favorites, there is no further information regarding this option. Currently, the Instagram timeline format has undergone changes from time to time.…