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11th Aug 2017
Instagram is adding an interesting new feature to the live streaming platform it launched late last year. The Facebook-owned social media company is testing an update that would give its users the ability to add friends to their broadcast.
The feature, as pictured above, would display the two co-streaming friends in a split-screen fashion. Viewers would still have the ability to like and comment on the stream.
The Verge, which was among the outlets to report on this planned update, explained that Instagram’s owner adopted a similar tool back in May. In general, 2017 has ushered in an industry-wide trend related to “co-viewing,” which lets users come together to witness a specific broadcast together. Companies that have rolled out features in that category include YouTube, Tumblr, Vevo, and Fullscreen.
Read the full article at tubefilter
social media, Instagram, Live Broadcasts