September 25, 2022

Instagram’s new test turns all videos into reels

With your videos turned into Reels, you can boost them with editing tools and functions that make Instagram look like TikTok. Theres a major issue if youre not a fan of vertical videos– Reels are vertical.

Instagram’s New Test Turns All Videos Into Reels

At the minute, some users are unable to post videos unless theyre in the Reels form. “Were evaluating this function as part of our efforts to simplify and improve the video experience on Instagram,” they informed TechCrunch. With your videos turned into Reels, you can boost them with editing tools and functions that make Instagram look like TikTok. Theres a major problem if youre not a fan of vertical videos– Reels are vertical.

Instagram’s New Test Turns All Videos Into Reels

Instagram actually, actually desires you to publish Reels. It wants it a lot that all your videos are now immediately being become them.

Instagram’s New Test Turns All Videos Into Reels

via [TechCrunch]

Instagram’s New Test Turns All Videos Into Reels

At the minute, some users are not able to post videos unless theyre in the Reels type. Social network expert Matt Navarra identified it first and shared a screenshot on Twitter. And Meta later on validated– all videos are taking the new kind.

Instagram’s New Test Turns All Videos Into Reels

Since this is, thankfully, still just a test, theres no word on whether Instagram will present the function internationally. But truthfully, I hope that it will be dropped since not everyone are into the short-form, vertical videos.

Instagram’s New Test Turns All Videos Into Reels

And Facebook is also thirsty for Reels pic.twitter.com/4CI9P1nObw
— Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra) June 30, 2022

Instagram’s New Test Turns All Videos Into Reels

Judging from Matts tweets, the same thing is occurring on Facebook. All videos are being switched to Reels, and the initial video posts are not being conserved.

Its still in the test phase, however its been rolled out worldwide to some Instagram users. “Were testing this feature as part of our efforts to streamline and improve the video experience on Instagram,” they told TechCrunch.

Instagram is now making EVERY video a Reel
h/t @ChristinaSBG pic.twitter.com/YLRDhT1nw0
— Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra) June 30, 2022