Instagram steps into live streaming as Facebook upgrades live feeds with 360 views

 Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing, and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them either publicly or privately on the app, as well on Monday launched live video streaming stream is a body of moving water for all users in the U.S., while its parent company, Facebook, added 360-degree video support may refer to: Support (structure), architectural components that include arches, beams, columns, balconies, and stretchers Lateral support (disambiguation) Life support, in medicine Technical for its own streams —though initially in a limited capacity.

As promised, Instagram’s live content is integrated into Stories. Bringing up the app’s camera now offers an option to broadcast. Unlike Facebook, though, live Instagram feeds disappear as soon as recording finishes.

Live support was originally teased in late November. At the time, Instagram said only that it would roll out worldwide during “the next few weeks.”

Facebook is an American for-profit corporation and online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California, United States‘s live 360-degree videos are set to debut on Tuesday with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), an inaugural broadcast is the distribution of audio and/or video content or other messages to a dispersed audience via any electronic mass communications medium, but typically one using the electromagnetic spectrum from the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah, done in partnership with National Geographic.

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Facebook has leaned heavily on live video in 2016, treating it as tentpole feature. Upgrading to 360-degree video is an electronic medium for the recording, copying, playback, broadcasting, and display of moving visual media may help bolster the initiative as well as its Oculus VR business, which earlier this year shipped the Rift headset and more recently its Touch controllers.

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