Instagram preps new practice mode for Live, rolls out Live scheduling

Instagram seems to be doubling down on releasing new features after last week’s massive outage. Earlier this week, it started testing a new feature in the US to alert users of outages and technical issues. It also rolled out a new Account Status tool that lets users see if their account is at risk of being disabled, how their content is distributed, and if it has been removed. Now, it has announced a new feature for Live creators that lets them schedule upcoming Live streams.
In a recent tweet, Instagram revealed that the new Live Scheduling feature has started rolling out to users, and it will let Live creators schedule their Live streams up to 90 days in advance. After scheduling a Live event, creators will be able to share it via Stories and Feed posts. Followers will see an option to set reminders for upcoming Live streams in such posts, and they’ll receive a notification when the Live stream is about to start.
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Written By: Pranob Mehrotra

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