Popular photo-sharing platform Instagram has announced to extend the maximum length of its live streaming four hours.
This extended time limit by will be available to all Instagram users around the world.
Explaining the reason behind extending time limits on live steams, the company said that change is meant to help those who’ve had to pivot to virtual events, like fitness instructors, teachers, musicians, artists, activists and among others.
Related to this change, Instagram will also update the ‘Live Now’ section in IGTV and at the end of live streams to help direct users to more live content.
Instagram also today pre-announced another feature which has yet to arrive.
It says that it will soon add an option that will allow creators to archive their live streams for up to 30 days.