Chat on Instagram* Channels head of the Instagram platform* Adam Mosseri announced his intention to allow users of the social network to reply to posts with GIFs and animations in the comments.
Instagram* Channels is a feature launched earlier this year that is very similar to Channels on Telegram. Channels are only available on the Instagram mobile apps*and in order to be able to read them or be active, you must be a subscriber to that particular channel.
The new feature works the same as it does on Facebook* – The user can choose an answer using a GIF or search for a ready-made animated image in the Giphy service.
One way or another, you can expect to see Instagram post comment feeds coming in the near future* can turn into a bunch of GIFs – using them is much easier and more spectacular than replying with text messages.
Not the only feature was announced during the chat. Mosseri also confirmed that Reels will improve support for music lyrics, building on the existing closed captioning service that launched in 2021. A timeline appears at the bottom of the screen, allowing you to more accurately sync text and audio.
* It is included in the list of public associations and religious organizations for which the court issued a final decision to liquidate or ban activities on the grounds provided for in Federal Law No. 114-FZ of July 25, 2002 “On Combating Extremists”. has met activity”.