Instagram in an interview with the Financial Times today, CEO Kevin Systrom has confirmed that a live video feature will soon comes to its app.
It was not mentioned when Instagram live video feature will be made available or how it will work but based on the previous leak in the T Journal report, the start a live stream broadcast, users will need to tap on Go Insta! button. Users will have option to schedule the live stream although further details are still bleak at the moment. Users who are broadcasting live streams on Instagram will be marked as LIVE and people who follows them will notice that in the stories carousel at the top of the app.
Instagram added Stories back in August, a feature similar to Snapchat’s My Story, which lets you post bunch of photos throughout the day and disappear at the end of the day. A few days ago, the company releases an update which bring new features such as Boomerang, Mentions and Links.