Facebook-owned Instagram has now added some of the new interactive features to its stories format. The new features enable Instagram users to ask for the music recommendations from their followers, answer questions at the time of live stream and much more. The update is being rolled out on both the iOS and Android starting from today itself.
The company announced these features in a blog post today. Now users on Instagram can now reply to the questions sticker with a sing from the music library.
Moreover, the feature is only available in the regions where the Instagram music library is currently available. When a user followers see a question sticker on their friend stories’, then they will see a new music icon. On clicking on that icon, it will now enable the users to pick and share a song from their music library on Instagram.
Instagram is also enabling the new camera effects that work with the music being played on the app itself. Users can try these effects by swiping to the music section in the camera and clicking the new icons which are available above the capture button.
Users can also use the question sticker in their live videos on Instagram now. The feature lets you post questions as you would normally do in the Stories format. Once a user comes live on Instagram then they will be able to see your questions and answer them.
Followers will also be able to view which questions are being answered at that moment. Instagram is also let the users share their videos and photos at the time of live broadcasts starting from today.
You can even use the new countdown sticker in your Instagram Stories with the latest update. You can name your countdown, add an end time or date and select the color before even posting it to your stories. The countdown sticker will be available for use in your future stories as well.
User followers will now be able to receive a new notification once the countdown ends. The feature is available across the globe on both the iOS and Android with the latest update.
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