Have you heard of the Instagram IGTV that allows Instagram users upload one hour video like social media based television which was one minute as its limit before, this new Instagram application is heading to how you upload videos on YouTube after Instagram announced the launch of this feature.
“It’s time for video to move forward, and evolve,” said Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom on stage at the event. “IGTV is for watching long-from videos from your favorite creators.”
With your help, IGTV begins a new chapter of video on Instagram. We hope it brings you closer to the people and things you love.
The IGTV is accessible from a button inside the Instagram home screen, as well as a standalone app, IGTV will spotlight popular videos from Instagram celebrities.
Instagram has evolved far beyond the initial simplicity of just filtering and sharing photos, to read more about the new instagram feature check Techcrunch.
What is IGTV?
Mobile first: IGTV is built for how you actually use your phone: vertical and full screen.
Simple and intuitive: It starts playing as soon as you open the app. You don’t have to search or browse to get started, and it’s easy to multitask.
Curated: IGTV is focused on the creators you love most and already follow on Instagram. Anyone can be a creator on IGTV and upload videos in the app or on the web.
How IGTV Works And How To Get It.
IGTV let anyone be a creator, not just big-name celebrities. People can be able to upload vertical videos through Instagram’s app or the web. Everyone except smaller and new accounts will be able to upload hour-long videos immediately, with that option expanding to everyone eventually.
The IGTV app is available globally on iOS and Android today, as well as in the Instagram app through a TV shaped button above Stories. “We made it a dedicated app so you can tap on it and enjoy video without all the distraction,”
IGTV also let creators develop Instagram Channels full of their different videos that people can subscribe to. Creators will be able to put links in the description of their videos to drive traffic elsewhere.
How to upload videos on IGTV
1. Tap your profile-icon on the IGTV screen
2. Create a ‘Channel’
3. Allow IGTV to access your media files
4. Upload the video ( Note: You can’t shoot a video from the IGTV app)
5. Fill in brief details about the video.