Instagram is a new platform that has gained so many users in a short span of time. Instagram is opening a new way for the digital marketers and content creators to earn more money through social apps Instagram was founded some ten years ago, and it has become a direct source of income for many people in the past few years. During this pandemic, many people started earning through Instagram by writing or creating content that is adored by the youth. Young people like to informed about everything that happens in the world, so they use social apps to get information whenever they want to.
Instagram has announced that it will start sharing the revenue with content creators through the ads in the form of IGTV along with a cost badge that people can purchase on Instagram.
IGTV is a social media platform that allows creators to share long videos on their feed or on stories. Previously the videos that can be shared on Instagram have a maximum limit of thirty seconds. But now, IGTV will allow the users to share long videos. IGTV allows you to share videos that are one hour long. The length of the video shouldn’t extend this limit.
Instagram introduced this feature during this pandemic of COVID-19 in 2020. As the number of active users has increased massively in the past few months, and people are spending more and more time on Instagram. Instagram introduced this feature, not for the sake of the creator, but through these videos, a lot of people can get the necessary information too. As people follow celebrities more and try to do what they are doing. So, this indeed is a very good idea to educate the youth through visual representation.
Instagram has become popular among the youth in the past few years, and the reason behind this is that Instagram has always supported its users in every way it could. Instagram provides a platform for people with different talents to work together in a better way to pursue their dreams.
According to the reported news, people have to click on IGTV video from the preview of the video in order to see the full-length IGTV video. You can also make video ads, but they should be of only fifteen seconds.
Instagram said in an announcement that they want to support the creators by investing in IGTV and sharing advertising revenue with the creators.
It also explained how badges would work in an announcement by saying that badges will appear next to a person’s name throughout the video on IGTV. Instagram will let the creators profit directly from the videos, and it will help the people during this pandemic.
It has been announced that the company will share fifty-five percent of the revenue with the creators who make the videos. It is also the same amount of money that YouTube gives to the stars. The company has decided to sell the digital badges in live video sessions too. If someone buys the badge, their name will appear on the fan list. The host who will be making the video will receive all the money at the start of the tests, and after some time, they will share their revenue with the company.
How to get started with IGTV?
First, sign in to the IGTV app through your own Instagram account. This is the first step to start working. When you sign up, you will see other accounts too. You just have to swipe up and find out different categories of videos in order to create your own channel. Swipe up and tap on your profile picture there; you will see an option to create a channel. When you are done with this, it will show you some pages that explain to you about Instagram TV. If you follow these pages, then you will see a sign of plus. If you click on this sign on the right side, you will be able to add videos that are present in your camera roll. Once you have selected which video you want to upload on Instagram, choose a proper title for your video, and then write some description about the video. After this, you post your video by just clicking on the post button. In this way, you can get started on Instagram IGTV. Make sure that the video you are uploading on Instagram is appropriate and useful for people. Inappropriate videos will not be uploaded on Instagram IGTV. This option is for informative videos, so people show interest in your content.
As Instagram has just started this feature, the distribution of IGTV content on Instagram is a bit limited for the creators. Creators will not be able to add a hashtag in the description. So you have to add the description according to the video. But through this feature, you directly stay in contact with the viewers through Instagram.