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We all know that Instagram Reels is the newest feature on the app, but what does that mean for users and businesses? Here are some quick facts about Instagram Reels that will help you understand the new tool and its potential!

What are Instagram Reels?

Instagram Reels are short, fun videos that you can create and share on Instagram. They’re similar to Stories, but they’re different in a few key ways. For one, you can use Reels to create longer videos, up to 30 seconds. And unlike Stories, which disappear after 24 hours; Reels stay on your profile forever (or until you delete them).

You can also share Reels with your followers, or on Instagram’s Explore page for all users to see. And like other types of content on Instagram, you can use hashtags and locations to make your Reels more discoverable.

To create a reel, open the Instagram app and tap on the “Reels” icon at the bottom of the screen. Then, select the “Create a Reel” option. From there, you can choose how long you want your video to be (up to 30 seconds), and then start filming. You can add music from Instagram’s library of songs, or use your audio if you prefer.

Once you’ve recorded your video, you can edit it using Instagram’s editing tools. These include filters, effects, and text overlays. Once you’re happy with your reel, tap “Share” to post it to your profile or story, or send it to specific friends or groups via direct message.

How to use Instagram Reels

Instagram Reels is a new feature on the platform that allows users to create and share short videos. Here’s how to use it: 

First, open the Instagram app and go to your feed. At the top of the screen, you’ll see a new icon for Reels. Tap on it to open the Reels camera.

Next, you can either choose to shoot a video from scratch or upload an existing video from your camera roll. Once you’ve chosen your video, you can edit it using Instagram’s creative tools. This includes adding audio, effects, and AR filters.

Once you’re happy with your video, tap on the Share button. From here, you can share your reel with your followers or share it on other platforms like Facebook or Twitter.

What types of content perform best on Instagram Reels?

Instagram Reels is a new feature on the platform that allows users to create short, entertaining videos. The videos can be up to 15 seconds long and can include music, effects, and other creative elements.

So far, we’ve seen that content that is entertaining and/or informative performs best on Instagram Reels. This includes things like how-to videos, tips and tricks, videos, funny videos, and more. Anything that would make someone stop scrolling through their feed and watch your video is likely to perform well.

If you’re looking to get started with creating Instagram Reel videos, be sure to check out our blog post on the subject for all the tips and tricks you need to know!

How to get more views on your Instagram Reels

If you’re looking to get more views on your Instagram Reels, there are a few things you can do. First, make sure your Reels are high quality and offer something unique that people will want to watch. Second, use hashtags and caption your Reels properly so they can be easily found by users who are searching for new content. Finally, post your Reels at the optimal time for maximum engagement.

By following these simple tips, you can significantly increase the number of views your Instagram Reels receive, and in turn, gain more followers and fans. So what are you waiting for? Start creating amazing content today!


That’s all the news for now on Instagram Reels. Be sure to check back often, as we will be updating this article with new information as it becomes available. In the meantime, start experimenting with Reels and see what kind of creative content you can come up with. We can’t wait to see what you create!

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