from now on, In the Instagram Reels function, it will be possible to share videos of up to 15 minutes in length. to me Take CrunchVideos posted prior to this new update will remain as “Videos” and will not become reels.
Instagram’s goal is to continue to provide users with Full screen experiencebecome increasingly immersive.
The study of this change began on social media a few weeks ago, and it will be fully implemented by the end of August. The Video and Reels tabs are also worked on in user profiles, so they all appear together. This way it is easier to work with the video, since all the options available in the application will appear in one place.
If the account is public and the user posts a video that turns into Reels, everyone else can watch the video and use the original audio to create their own content. Now, if the account is private, Reels will only be visible to the account’s followers.
Even if the account is public, the user can choose to prevent someone from remixing their content or sharing their audio, and to ensure this, simply access the account settings and disable this option.
This update may be a bit annoying for some users, like Reels only allows vertical videos and can make it difficult to load videos captured horizontally.
In addition to this change, Instagram has also announced that it will launch new ways to create and share content on Reels, namely introducing a green screen that can be split vertically or horizontally and a “Photo Remix”, which will allow you to make new copies of photos from public accounts.
source: Take Crunch
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