NEW UPDATED FEATURE OF INSTAGRAM CO-WATCHING TO COMBAT AGAINST COVID-19
Presently the people of the entire world is facing a big challenge of Covid-19 and all the countries are giving their best to fight against COVID-19. So the social media platform like Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Twitter is also not in the backside. These platforms are giving their best to help the people by adding various new features. Instagram, is used by people for uploading images but now has started working with the World Health Organisation and different local health ministries to provide necessary information and advice about COVID-19 to its users. Instagram brings various features for providing necessary guidance to the people about the safety measures that must be taken to combat this deadly disease.
CO-WATCHING: A NEW AND UPDATED FEATURE
It is a new Instagram update which provides you with the option to stay virtually connected with other people and also helps in maintaining social distance as per the advice of the doctors during this pandemic situation of COVID-19 disease. It also offers you the option to scroll down different posts of Instagram while doing a video chat with family, relatives and friends. It has also added new stickers and posts for guiding people to share information regarding COVID-19 like a reminder to maintain social distancing, wearing a mask when moving outside, washing hands regularly.
HOW TO USE NEW FEATURE: CO-WATCHING
The co-watching feature works in a very suitable way. Firstly you must open the Instagram account on your android or ios device. Then you have to tap on the direct message section which is present on the right top corner. After the above is done, you should click on the video chat icon and once the video call gets started you can click on the icon that is present in the bottom left corner showing during the video chat. After this, if you like any image or post you can share it with your friends, and followers.
OTHER ADDITIONAL FEATURES:
All these features are new Instagram updates. It will now provide awareness message to people who will look for information regarding COVID-19 and after that, it will connect those people with reliable sources like world health organisation. It will also remove false information regarding the outbreak of coronavirus along with removing misleading advertisement. Moreover, it will also add donation stickers in various countries for influencing people to donate in NGO, hospitals and other various social working organisations. It also has added new stay at home sticker to make people aware of the necessity of maintaining isolation in this pandemic situation.