Instagram tests letting you add a friend to live stream

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The Facebook-owned service today confirmed that it's testing a new way to stream live video.

Instagram says it is only testing out this feature with a "small percentage" of users for now, but it'll roll out globally in the coming months. This week another new feature will be added to it and it is the ability to add a guest to your live broadcast.

Instagram has been known for their constant introduction of updates and new features. Now, you can hang out and go live together, whether you're just doing homework or catching up on your day.

Users will be able to remove their guest and add someone else at any point during the broadcast or they can decide to exit the broadcast on their own. Once the guest joins the video, the screen is split into half. Facebook, along with Instagram is really dominating the video-led communication sector on social media platforms. Users just have to tap the new icon on the bottom right when they're broadcasting and add anyone that's now watching their stream. Instagram live videos were introduced in November previous year. After livestreaming, a video can either be discarded or added to a user's Instagram Stories. Select one friend to go live with and press "Add".

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