Instagram Is Rolling Out Several Updates in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

A new Co-Watching feature enables people to view posts together while they video chat

Instagram had been testing co-watching during video calls as early as last April Instagram

Instagram revealed a host of updates related to the coronavirus pandemic Tuesday, highlighted by the rollout of Co-Watching, which enables people to view posts on the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network together while they are video chatting.

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