Instagram rolls out with Video Chat, Revamped Explore tab and more in latest update

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Instagram often rolls out new updates for its app whether it is on Android or on iOS platform. Most of the update brings changes that are hardly visible, as those updates are more focused towards security. A new Instagram update is about to release which will bring a couple of new features to the app and includes the most anticipated video call option as well. If you wanna know more about the features it offers don’t go anywhere just read the entire story.

Video Chat

Similar to Whatsapp Video Chat service Instagram is also coming with their own Video Chat service. This will enable a user to chat with an individual or to a small group of individuals. The feature will roll out soon as currently, it is in the testing phase if everything goes well we will be able to experience it soon. To trigger this video chat service you have to tap the new camera icon at the top of a direct thread. Although how many users can participate in a group chat is not yet revealed by the source. One can minimize the video chat tab and continue to type in the text chat option.

More refined stories
Story feature is available on Instagram for ages now and the addition of new features will allow sharing an update from other apps like Spotify, etc. There is no need to connect your Instagram profile to any other apps, you can now directly share the music you are listening in Spotify on Instagram.

Camera Effects Platform
Instagram already offers a bunch of filters, text styles, stickers, etc to turn your ordinary photo into a masterpiece. Similar to Snapchat, Instagram is unlocking the ability for third parties to design distinct effects and overlays for your posts. If you just noticed a new effect in an Instagram story of a person you follow, click on “Try it on” and it will be added to your tray as well.

 

New Explore tab

Instagram is coming with an all-new redesigned Explore tab which will make the work easier for a user. A lot of people daily use Explore tab to know more about different people, to get inspiration or to know more about public figures. This revamped Explorer tab allows you to search more about the content of users interest as it divides the options into several categories like Photography, Animals, etc.