Instagram's new app for watching long-form, vertical videos
IGTV is a new app for watching long-form, vertical video from your favorite Instagram creators, like LaurDIY posting her newest project or King Bach sharing his latest comedy skit. While there’s a stand-alone IGTV app, you’ll also be able to watch from within the Instagram app so the entire community of one billion can use it from the very start.
Businesses will finally be able to put long form videosCons:
Instagram is not for long form videos
Instagram should be for images and short clips. Long form videos
does not make sense here. We have YouTube and Facebook for the same.
Whats next? Ability to write "text" posts on Instagram? Mark, why are
just merging features across your apps. This is different for a reasonChintak Dholakia has used this product for one day.
Seems harder for new creators to gain spotlight, the concept already exists with Youtube, this isn't really a game-changer
I like it, but I also don't like it. IGTV doesn't give new users the ability to gain much traction as 'instagram-celebrities' are already dominant.
Instagram has always been known for sharing pictures, and I think the presence of IGTV takes away what has made Instagram a unique social media platform.Sakun has used this product for one day.