Recent Instagram aggressive copies the functionality of the application, denying competitors the opportunity to increase the audience. Short clips borrowed from the Vine, "self-destructing" Stories peeped Snapchat. On turn Periscope and online broadcasts.
In the beta version of Instagram for Android traces broadcasts, as evidenced by the screenshots.
Direct power on stand die LIVE and coexist with the above-mentioned "History".
Judging from the beta, Instagram plans to promote the broadcast section, where users offer pictures, videos, and Stories based on followers and likes.
Since the possibility of direct transmission only tests, to watch or create your own broadcasting does not work — the application throws an error.
Representatives from Instagram declined to comment on the new functionality. However, the first rumors about the broadcast within the service appeared in August, when entrepreneur Tom Pikovsky mention them in conversation with the media.