Instagram is a great way to take interesting pictures for your business, and we’ve covered it’s usefulness before. That utility has only grown in recent weeks with the introduction of short videos to the app. Now, you can take pictures and videos and apply stylish filters all within the same program. There has always been a problem with the social network though, it’s been difficult to share the pictures and videos you take. Instagram has been listening to the complaints, and now they’ve made it easier to share your business’s social media.
Lets take a look at how to do it.
Now, you can easily embed your photos and videos from Instagram. All you have to do is go to Instagram.com and find the picture or video you want to share. If you’re looking at a personal feed such as instagram.com/username, just click that picture to view the larger version. Once you’re on that photo page, click the button on the right-hand side and copy the embed code. If you’re looking at your main feed, click the “…” in the lower right-hand corner and then click “view photo page” and follow the instructions above.
If the photo you’re trying to embed is set to private, the embed code option won’t be there.
This should hasten along the death of Vine. Vine’s one advantage left over Instagram was the ease of embedding. Now, Instagram is just as easy and the reasons to use Vine have pretty much withered away.
Here’s an example of an embedded Instagram picture so you can see how they look: