Live Video for Instagram Stories Going Global

Instagram announced live video for Instagram Stories last November and began rolling the feature out in the U.S. the following month. Now, it is available globally.

Instagram announced live video for Instagram Stories last November and began rolling the feature out in the U.S. the following month. Now, it is available globally.

The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network said in a blog post Tuesday:

Today we’re excited to share that live video on Instagram Stories–a new way to connect with your friends and followers right now–will be rolling out to our entire global community over the next week. From real-time makeup tutorials to live DJ sets, it’s been exciting to watch as the community shares new sides of their lives.

To go live, just swipe right from feed and choose “Start Live Video” in the camera. When you’re done, your live story will disappear from the application. You may also see Top Live on Explore, connecting you to exciting live stories happening now.

Instagram users: Are you ready to go live?

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