Disappearing video is great — unless you don’t want it to disappear! Now, Instagram Stories will give you the option to save a replay of your live videos.
The company announced the move in a blog post on Tuesday — which also describes how you’ll use the new feature.
- If you’re the one live streaming a video, you’ll simply press the Share button that automatically pops up when you stop broadcasting.
- If you want to watch someone’s archived replay, just look for a Play button under their profile picture in the Stories bar above your feed (see the right-most image above).
In related news, Instagram told CNBC today that 250 million people are now using Instagram Stories every single day, up from 200 million in April, when according to its website.. Snapchat currently stands at 166 million daily active users,
It’s not clear how many people actively use Instagram Stories’ live video feature, though. Instagram’s blog post only states that millions of people have tried it.