Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

CrazyFlux.comCrazyFlux.com

Tech News

Instagram is sticking to short videos, says Adam Mosseri

Instagram logo with geometric design background
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Instagram isn’t going to focus on longform video because it might “undermine” the platform’s “core identity to connect people with friends,” Instagram boss Adam Mosseri says in a video. Yes, you can technically post Instagram videos to your feed that are as long as one hour, and yes, Instagram did try to push for longer videos with IGTV before shutting the app down! But now, shortform is where it’s at, Mosseri argues.

Mosseri says that Instagram’s two main jobs are to help you connect with friends and to help you explore interests “usually through shortform video.” He says that those two jobs are “symbiotic” because you might send a video that you like to a friend who might also like it.

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Tech News

The new Discord integration on PS5. | Image: Sony Sony is improving its Discord integration on the PS5 so that you can join voice...

Editor's Pick

On this week’s edition of Stock Talk with Joe Rabil, Joe shows the five ways to use the Moving Average lines to help with...

Tech News

Image: Laura Normand / The Verge Elon Musk had a sexual relationship with a former SpaceX intern, who he later hired onto his executive...

Editor's Pick

Walter Olson In today’s Harrington v. Purdue Pharma, the Supreme Court confronted a recurring issue in the context of mass legal settlements: Should the courts...