Instagram increases time duration of Reels up to 60 Seconds
The social media application Instagram has been expanded to 60 seconds, according to the company. Previously, viewers could pick between 15-second and 30-second video length limits, but now a significantly greater time limit is also possible.
Announcing the news, Instagram posted a meme on its official Twitter showing the progression of Reels, starting with no Reels and progressing to the new time limit.
Reels. up to 60 secs. starting today. pic.twitter.com/pKWIqtoXU2
— Instagram (@instagram) July 27, 2021
According to TechCrunch, the recent update also adds functionality for a captions sticker on Reels, which transcribes audio to text. Also, the caption sticker is currently available in a handful of English-speaking countries only.
However, more details about the latest update have not been mentioned yet.