Instagram brings IGTV vids back to the main app with new Video tab

You’ll now be able to find the longer videos previously reserved for IGTV in your feed.

Instagram wants to make it simpler to watch videos on its platform. To see longer videos on the photo and video sharing social network, you used to need a separate app called IGTV (Instagram TV). Now, the Facebook owned company is merging the IGTV videos and the shorter videos you’d normally find in your feed into a single tab appropriately called Instagram Video.

Announced via a blog post on Tuesday, the Video tab will house content up to 60 minutes in length and includes previews and new features like people and location tagging. According to multiple sources, Instagram’s TikTok competitor, the short form focused Reels, will remain in a separate tab. 

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