Netflix has gifted iOS users with a feature with the aid of which the iOS users can now directly share the movies or TV shows they are watching on that of Instagram in the stories. But sharing of the movie should not be wrongly taken as the entire movie is not shared, it’s actually the Netflix’s default art which gets shared. These artworks could be personalized with the addition of the GIF’s, stickers etc.
The feature of sharing the movies and shows has already been triggered on the social media apps like Facebook and Whatsapp etc but sharing on Instagram is intended to be available for the iOS users only as if now. The users can actually watch the 30 seconds previews of the movies and the shows.
These trailers run vertically, hence the users do not have to get bothered for flipping their phones. This feature would soon be available for the Android devices as well. When the user launch for the Netflix iOS app, the previews can be seen located at the top. Primarily, the previews appear within a circle and tapping on the desired circle would play that particular preview. These form of Instagram stories acts as the best way so that the user can communicate or share its stuff well with its friends.
According to Netflix, this feature is been launched to enable the user with content discovery. The previews in it are been displayed in the form of the slideshow to ease the user to view the next preview. For this, they can tap or swipe to continue with the other previews.
While going through the preview, the user can watch that show or movie at that very time or could add up in the list to view in the later period of time. The intention behind this preview feature is also that the users, even by less browsing could easily explore new content and that too very speedily.
How to Use the Feature of Rendering Netflix Shows and Movies on Instagram
In the sharing menu of Instagram, this option appears. When the user opts for the Instagram stories, the app would ask for permission for the access of Instagram. Then the user would get dragged to the Instagram application with that of the movie or show that you are been watching along with the Netflix default artwork. In this, the Netflix artwork would get a link to that of the Netflix app. In this way, the people who would be viewing your stories.
From the article, you must have got to know, how Netflix lets the users share the movies as well as TV shows on Instagram. Though this feature is available as if now for the iOS users but Android users will soon get acquainted with this feature as declared by the Netflix. We have tried to cover the whole essence of the topic and how to use this feature on iOS. So friends, do share your reviews with us.
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