Meta today previewed new Instagram features coming to users around the world. First, Instagram will soon support GIF comments on posts and Reels. This feature is now available globally.
Here’s how this new GIF comments feature works:
- Tap the Comment icon on a post you want to comment on
- Tap the GIF icon to the right of the text box to access the GIPHY library
- Tap on the GIF you want to use to add your comment
Instagram Gifts is coming to India in the coming weeks. Instagram Gifts allows creators to easily earn money from fans who want to show them their appreciation. Creators can receive gifts within the Instagram app using Stars.
Last month, Instagram announced a new Reels editor that brings together video clips, audio, stickers and text onto one editing screen. In the next weeks, Instagram is bringing the following new features to Reels editor:
- Split: Easily split a single clip into two clips
- Speed: Speed up or slow down your clips
- Replace: Swap one clip out for another without changing the timing or order of other clips, audio and other elements in your reel