Instagram now lets you add a soundtrack to your Stories

Instagram now lets you add a soundtrack to your Stories

To celebrate the occasion, the company has announced the arrival of a new feature that music lovers and the social media enthusiasts around the world are bound to appreciate. Tracks can be previewed before they're added; Once chosen, you can fast forward or rewind so the tune starts at the moment you choose. In addition, only iOS users will be able to choose a song before capturing a photo or video, but Android will soon also have that capability. You can search for a specific song or artist, or browse by genre, mood, and what's popular. It's also possible to choose a song before capturing video. Before starting to record a video, users can swipe the new "Music" option on the camera screen right under the record button. Once you snap a picture or a video, tap on the newly added music icon on the sticker window.

Viewers would be able to see a sticker showing the song title and artist name, while watching a "Story". The ability to choose a song before capturing video is now iOS only. Be on the lookout for new songs to be added daily. Once selected, users again can search through Instagram's catalog of "thousands of songs" which includes most of today's popular hits and add a section of the song to the photo or video.

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The change follows Instagram's recent collaboration with Spotify, which lets users share songs from the Spotify app to their Instagram Stories.

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