Instagram offers disappearing photos and live broadcasting

In an attempt to keep up with other social media platforms, Instagram has introduced the option of sending photos that will disappear through Instagram Direct, and it plans to offer the option of broadcasting live in Instagram stories.

While disappearing photos are something we’ve already seen from Snapchat, broadcasting live to followers is something novel for this sort of app, drawing from the live aspect of platforms such as Periscope and Facebook Live.

The disappearing photo feature launched on Nov. 21, and Instagram has said the live video functionality will be available “in the coming weeks.”

SOURCE: https://www.engadget.com/2016/11/21/instagram-live-video-stories-disappearing-images/

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