Instagram Adds Video Channels To Explore

Instagram announced the launch of new video channels in its Explore feature, which should greatly open up the platform to better video discovery. As it stands, videos aren’t posted nearly as frequently as images, but making videos more discoverable could…

Longer Instagram Videos Are On the Way

Instagram isn’t holding back on coming changes to its service. As you more than likely know by now, the company recently announced that it will change the way it orders posts in users’ feeds. No longer will posts simply appear…

Instagram Is About To Roll Out Video View Counts

Instagram announced that it’s now testing video view counts, which it expects to roll out to all users over the coming weeks. This will also extend to ads. “This is a long requested feature in our community and video views…

Instagram Yanks Option to Turn Off Video Autoplay a Week After Announcing Ads

In oh Instagram, I see what you’re up to news, you can no longer disable autoplay for Instagram videos. For the more visually inclined, you used to have this option… And now you don’t. Now, you only have an option…

Instagram Update Lets Users Import Video From Their Device

Video on Instagram was already off to a stellar start in June with 5 million videos uploaded in the first 24 hours of its existence. The Vine competitor even has its own bite-sized news service. Now Instagram is making it…

Uh-Oh, Vine, Instagram Video Is Stealing Your Mojo

It seems like just yesterday (about three weeks ago, actually) that we told you about Vine’s massive victory over Instagram in the Twitter realm. At the beginning of June, Vine shares finally surpassed Instagram shares for the first time –…

Instagram Video an Early Hit: 5M Videos in 24 Hours

Say what you want about Instagram’s new video capabilities (a lot has been said, check Twitter), but there’s no denying that it has taken off. Instagrammers be videoin’. According to an Instagram spokesperson, users uploaded a total of 5 million…

Ok, Instagram Video, 15 Seconds Feels Really, Really, Really Long

I’m an Instagram user. Not a heavy user or anything, just your average user who’ll snap a picture of a nice, rare steak or my dog – if he’s being particularly cute or something. I have about 100 followers and…

Facebook Has Some Tips for Journos on How to Use Instagram’s New Video Capabilities

As you may have heard, Facebook-owned Instagram just unveiled video-making capabilities. Like Twitter’s Vine, Instagram videos allow users to create short, edited videos and share them on multiple social media platforms. There are a few differences between Instagram Video and…

Instagram Launches Video: 15 Second Limit, 13 Custom Filters

At today’s Facebook event in Menlo Park, the company focused on a new feature for Instagram: Videos. “It’s the same Instagram we know and love, but it moves,” said Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom. Systrom says that they focused on three…