A few months ago, Instagram launched Reels, its new short video format intended to compete with TikTok. First offered for testing in several countries including France, the function was then rolled out in around fifty countries in the world.
The social network has just announced the arrival of new features that are supposed to allow users to deepen their experience with Instagram’s short videos. Thus, the maximum duration of Reels is now extended, from 15 to 30 seconds ” to allow the community to express themselves at greater length via this feature », Indicates the platform in its press release.
Also new, Reels now features a self-timer of up to 10 seconds to allow users to trigger the shot well in advance of time to snap into place before recording. Finally, it is now possible to crop and delete any clip in a Reels, without having to start all over.