Post WhatsApp, now Instagram allows its user to post more than one photos and videos as a Single Post. In the month of January WhatsApp revealed a new feature which let users send 30 media files at a time. Earlier the count was limited to 10 files alone. Similarly, Instagram, the photo & video sharing popular social network unveils a feature up-gradation in its latest update.
Over the last few months of time, multiple social network platforms are testing the trending storytelling feature in their platform. This followed after the Storytelling feature in Snapchat is a hit in the social media circles. Others like Facebook, Twitter are trying to replicate the same and released a similar feature already.
Coming to the latest feature of Instagram, which lets us to form a carousel of pictures and videos as a single post. Users are allowed to edit each and every media in the single post and it will have a common caption for all.
Once the multiple media has been posted on the social networking platform. A five dotted design will appear below the media if it contains more than one and the likes will be recorded as collectively
for the post.
With the addition of the feature, it will reveal how the user reacts to this. Since the carousel format of the post may look clustered in Instagram. As many love the one media post and might find the up gradation little awful. It is evident that this feature will be many helpful digital marketers to share more content in a single. Digital Marketing being the hot topic, with this feature it enables businesses to get more reach among the audience.
One restriction to the latest update is that it allows only square-cropped photos as the format at this stage. Check the images shared on the Instagram blog detailing this latest feature of them.
Source: Social Media Today