Instagram Reels: News

11 Aug 2023


Instagram brings music to carousel posts; tests group mentions 

American singer Olivia Rodrigo has introduced a new Instagram feature allowing users to add music to their grid posts. She debuted the feature with her latest song, bad idea right?

21 Jun 2023


Instagram now allows users to download Reels: How it works

Instagram has improved a lot over the years. However, there is one thing that always bothered its users - the inability to download Reels.

10 Feb 2023


Meta expands access to Gifts, Instagram's Reels-focused tipping feature

In November last year, Meta introduced 'Gifts' on Instagram as a way for creators to earn money. The company has now announced that it is expanding the availability of the feature to more creators across the US.

20 Dec 2022


How to create a 2022 recap reel on Instagram

Instagram is rolling out a new Reels template that will recap the past year for you.

25 Nov 2022

Reliance Jio

Meet Platfom, Reliance Jio and Rolling Stone's new short-video app

Telecom giant Reliance Jio, in collaboration with Rolling Stone India and Creativeland Asia, has developed a short-video app called 'Platfom.'

27 Oct 2022


Instagram now has over 2 billion users; nears Facebook's number

Meta's Q3 earnings report was a glum affair. It wasn't any better than the quarter before.

06 Oct 2022


Facebook introduces new feature that lets you customize your feed

Meta has been working on perfecting its algorithms to show users only relevant content. Content that they are interested in.

04 Oct 2022

Narottam Mishra

MP: 'Munni Badnam Hui' Instagram Reel at temple sparks controversy

Madhya Pradesh's Home Minister Narottam Mishra on Tuesday issued a statement against an Instagram influencer who posted a Reel of herself dancing to Bollywood song Munni Badnam Hui at a temple in Chhatarpur district.

24 Sep 2022


Now you can post up to 60-second-long uninterrupted Instagram Stories

Instagram has been talking about consolidating its video products for a while.

05 Sep 2022


Instagram Reel gone wrong: Teen hit by train, critically hurt

A Class 11 student who was reportedly trying to make an Instagram Reel while walking along a railway track got hit by a train near Telangana's Kazipet Railway Station.

28 Jul 2022


Facebook, WhatsApp's parent company reports revenue decline for first time

Meta, the owner of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, has announced its Q2 earnings report, and it is not pretty.

28 Jun 2022


Meta introduces Reels API after rising developer demand: What's new

Meta sees Instagram Reels as an important part of its future outlook. The company has now introduced Reels API to several endpoints on the Instagram Platform for developers owing to demands from the developer community.

03 Jun 2022


You can now make Instagram Reels for 90 seconds

Instagram has taken a step forward in its chase of TikTok. The Meta-owned social media platform has rolled out several new features for its Reels.

06 Apr 2022


Dailyhunt-owner VerSe Innovation reaches $5bn valuation with latest $805mn funding

Bengaluru-based VerSe Innovation, the parent company of short-video platform Josh and news aggregator Dailyhunt, has raised $805 million at a valuation of $5 billion.

22 Oct 2021


Instagram allows posting via website, launches 'Collabs' for posts, Reels

Following the news of Facebook's rebranding, its subsidiary Instagram has finally added the ability to create posts from its website.

02 Sep 2021


Instagram goes down for many users: Details here

According to the global outage detector website Downdetector, Facebook-owned Instagram just suffered an outage in several parts of the world, including India, due to issues yet unknown.

08 Jul 2020


Now, Instagram brings TikTok-like 'Reels' to India

The key to success is making a move at the right time—and Instagram is doing just that.