The global pandemic has made us embrace life in a different way. To match up with the changing demand of social, consumers, Instagram recently announced ‘Instagram Live Rooms’ feature. This new feature will allow up to four users to broadcast live together at the same time., and will also help digital content creators earn more money.
In the official announcement, the company said, “Live Rooms also gives creators even more ways to build a business and earn money. We recently announced that Live viewers could purchase badges for their favorite creators to show their love. With Live Rooms, viewers can buy badges for the hosts and use other interactive features like Shopping and Live Fundraisers.
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With the new Instagram Live Rooms feature, fans will be able to buy badges to support the hosts. Fans will also be able to use other interactive features like Shopping and Live Fundraisers. Instagram is also currently working now designing other tools, such as moderator controls and audio features that will be rolled out in the coming months.
Advantages of Instagram Live Rooms Feature
The new feature will provide more opportunities for content creators to initiate conversations with their communities. It will also provide a platform to expand their reach and use cases for live, including starting a talk show or a podcast, hosting a jam session, or co-creating with other artists, leading to more engaging Q and As with likeminded community. You can also use this feature to simply hang out with friends and have a good time.
How To Use Instagram Live Rooms Feature?
To start a Live Room, the first step is to swipe left. Then, the user will have to select the Live camera option. The important step after this is to name or put a title on the Room, and then tap the Room icon to add guests. At this stage, you will see a list of people who have already requested to go live with you. You can also able to search for other guests you’d like to add.
Those who have been blocked by any of the active participants in the live room will not be able to join the live. Also, guests who have had live access revoked because of violations of Instagram’s Community Guidelines also will not be able to enjoy the Instagram Live Room feature.
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