New Features Of Instagram 2021 Update: Instagram Live is now competitor Clubhouse.
After bringing Clubhouse-like features to Messenger Rooms, Facebook has now a new feature added to Instagram Live to help it compete with the audio-only platform that has taken Silicon Valley by storm.
New Features Of Instagram 2021 Update Like Clubhouse
Facebook announced tweaks to its Instagram Live feature, allowing users to mute and turn off the video. So, users will now be able to just stream their audio without Video and without worrying about looks during their Instagram Live sessions.
But, Instagram Live is not exactly like Clubhouse competitor yet. The ability to mute and turn off videos is available only to the host – and the host cannot control the audio and video streams of others who join in on the Livestream.
It revealed that this new feature is already rolling out to users. The company notes that it is working on adding more controls to Instagram Live, with the rollout expected to happen soon.
Facebook updated Instagram Live to make it more like Clubhouse but they aren’t replicating Clubhouse features the social giant’s first attempt.
Earlier this month, Facebook announced that it is bringing Live Audio Rooms which is more or less similar to Clubhouse – to its platform sometime between June to September 2021.
The Competitors Of Clubhouse
Social audio could be the next big revolution, and companies are not leaving any opportunity to grow as an audio Industry (Podcast).
The biggest social network Facebook has already made two announcements in regard to this – the first one being Live Audio Rooms, and the second being Instagram Live.
Other popular Competitors names in the list are LinkedIn, Twitter, collaboration tool Slack, Spotify, and billionaire investor Mark Cuban’s Fireside Chat.