Now you can easily embed your favorite photos and videos from your favorite social photo sharing network Instagram. The Facebook owned social network today launched a new feature that allows the users to easily embed the photos, videos directly from the web. Instagram officially announced on their blog post that “Today, we’re excited to introduce web embedding for Instagram content and bring you an easy way to add Instagram photos and videos to the stories you want to tell.”
How to Embed images/videos?
Open your Instagram account if you plan to embed any image or video, click the post to expand it and now you can see a sharing button on the right side under the comments button of your image/video and copy the code and paste it where ever you want in blog post or website. The default size of the image is 640 pixels by 640 pixels. You can only embed the image if it is public.
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The new feature is now available for all users. If you want to stop embed your posts you have an option to make your image private. Go to your profile by tapping on the lower right corner, tap edit your profile, scroll down and toggle the switch to on.
On the past June 20 Instagram introduced video for Android and iPhone. With the new embed feature Instagram really takes on the micro-blogging platform. Now users can easily embed the posts on Instagram absolutely like the Twitter. Now Instagram has 130 million monthly active users and 16 billion photos has been shared through their site.