17.05 2020 10:56h

Instagram Live Broadcasts can now be shared to IGTV

Your videos will now stick around longer than 24 hours
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Instagram has announced that users can now share their Instagram Live broadcasts to their IGTV where the videos will live for as long as the user chooses!

According to Social Media Today,

"Up till now, Instagram Live broadcasts have only, technically been available to viewers during their broadcast - i.e. when the 'Live' marker appears on the users' Stories bubble. Users have additionally had the option to save the video of their Instagram Live broadcast to their camera roll, then re-upload as they see fit - but now, you'll also have the capacity to send the video direct to IGTV, which could provide some additional benefits, especially considering the gradual development of the IGTV platform."

The following points are worth keeping in mind though, as users will have some restrictions to consider

- Live video replays won’t include any likes or comments from your original live video.
- The number of viewers for your live video will restart once you share it to IGTV.
- You won't be able to edit or trim your live video before sharing it to IGTV

Instagram says that the 'Share to IGTV' option is now available to all users.

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