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[News] Instagram Introduces Video Chat, Eplore Tab, Camera Effects And More!

2018-06-30 13:58:20
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Hello Mi Fans!
There are almost no people in this world who doesn't Use Instagram, a social media app which is mainly made to share all the moment which you enjoy every day! and to provide a better performance every time when the user uses it the developers are working day-night to make everything much better and now the Instagram has started rolling out their latest update which includes some great features such as Video Chat, Explore Tab, Camera Effects and Many more!!

The update is been rolled out with video calling feature in the private messages and it also received some extra updates which include the all-new IGTV-Interference and platform for longer video uploads.

The Instagram Update:

Earlier the Instagram was just a Picture sharing social media platform but now the developers have been successful to let Instagram grow in a short period of time and the Users will also receive the latest Instagram update which contains the Video calling feature in the private message interface and an IGTV-INTERFERENCE and platform for longer video uploads as well which is one of the biggest examples that it is no more a picture Sharing social media platform.

How To Use The Video Call Feature?
Step 1:
In Instagram, if you want to use the Video call feature you will first have to simply update the Instagram app to the latest Version.

Step 2:
Now in the second step, if you want to make a video call you will have to go to the chat section on the Instagram app and you will have to select a contact and on that particular section you will find a camera icon which will be present at the top right corner for video calling, just tap the new camera icon on the top right corner and the video chat will ring on your friends phone.

Features of Video calling:

  • During the video call, the latest Instagram update also offers to multitask. It offers you to minimize the video call and you can continue doing any task on the Instagram app starting from posting pictures, sending messages and direct photos, browsing your feed, posting a story and more!!

  • You can even use the video chat in the group with up to 4 peoples at a time! and when the video chat will be live other participants will also have permission to join the live chat but during the call, the calling icon will turn blue and when you will wish to leave the call you will just have to click the red button icon which will be present at the bottom of the screen.

  • The Video chat can only be accessed with those contacts of which you have made a direct thread but not with the contacts whom you have blocked, the blocked contact will not be able to call you. The latest version also gives you an option to mute contacts. When you will mute any contact you will not be notified when anything he posts or something like that. To get those features you can click on the gear option on profile and find new video chat from the push notification.

About The Explore Tab:

The Application Comes with the all-new Explore Tab. To use this feature you will have to will have to tap on the lens Icon which will be present on the bottom of the screen. On the explore page you will also see a new tab option the top of the page which will be marked with different categories, it lets you see the content of the contents of the profile which is similar to one whom you follow. The other tabs consist of fitness, art, humour, TV and movies, style, sports and many more.

The explore tab will let their users make more discoveries in a more targetted way. It blog channel states that "Topic channels on Explore give you new ways to discover your interests on Instagram. Over 200 million people visit Explore every day to discover new ideas and find inspiration. Now it's even easier to browse through posts you want to see and accounts you want to follow." It also lets makes you intentional about how you navigate posts on Explore.

Even you can control what you see in the explore tab. If you want to stop a particular section from pop-ing up just tap and hold on that section a mute option will appear on the screen click on they mute option and it will never disturb you again.

About Camera Effects:

The latest update comes with camera effects too which have been designed by Ariana Grande, Buzzfeed, Liza Koshy, Baby Ariel and NBA in the Instagram camera. New Filters will also be designed by popular accounts as well.

So Guys, what do you think about the Latest features added to the Instagram app? Don't Forget to share your thoughts and view in the comments section below.

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Sam_crazy | from Redmi Note 4


well explained. thanks for sharing.
2018-06-30 14:17:39

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2018-06-30 14:29:28

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Nice info
2018-06-30 14:32:06

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meetgour | from Redmi Note 5 Pro


Well Explained!!
2018-06-30 14:38:05

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Mohammad Enayat | from Mi A1


Video chat is must have feature for a socializing app to keep it up in the market!
2018-06-30 14:42:28

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Thanks for sharing
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2018-07-01 08:50:59
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