The scheduling feature is rolling out to the creators globally, while the practice mode will be released later.
Instagram always comes up with new tools and features for its users. And now, it is testing two new features for the creators. The live scheduling feature will allow users to schedule a live event for up to 90 days in advance and share it across the platform to garner more users. Instagram'scompetitors like YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter have already implemented the scheduling of live events in advance for a long time now. Apart from this, the new entrant, TikTok, has also rolled out a new set of creator tools for scheduling live videos, as it aims to fully embrace the live format.
Another feature announced is called"Practice Mode," which will help creators better prepare for any live event. This can be very helpful for first-time users, who can test the connection, lighting, and other factors and see the preview before making it live to the public. When starting alive session, it often becomes messy for creators as well as viewers, as few initial minutes get consumed in checking the sound, lighting, and syncing up.
"Going Live hits different when your followers come through. Live scheduling lets you schedule your stream up to 90 days in advance, and followers can set reminders to tune in," announced Instagram on its official Twitter handle.Starting today, the scheduling feature will be rolled out to all creators globally. While the practice mode will be released later.