Instagram live for four hours

Oct 30th '20

Everyone on Instagram will soon be able to go live for four hours. Plus, live streams can soon be archived for 30 days before they are deleted.


Instagram continues to focus on improving its live video experience, and it has announced multiple small changes that’ll make streaming on the platform and then saving those live videos easier. The biggest update is that streamers are no longer limited to 60-minute broadcasts — they can go live for up to four hours. This extended timeframe will be available to all Instagram users globally, so long as they have no history of IP or policy violations.


With more and more people and businesses hosting live streaming events in the last few months,       




It also gives users the same live streaming time as 






Finally, Instagram is also working on a new option to go with the increased live streaming time to let creators archive live streams for up to 30 days.  


The new option will bring the same functionality for live streams, although they will only be saved for 30 days.  


Related: Instagram tips and best practices


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