Instagram unveils Music in stories

Starting today, Instagram is adding an official feature for adding music to Stories. since it’s stories launch users have freely played music directly from their device whilst recording video and haven’t had to worry about copyright claims unlike YouTube users.

The announcement came via Instagram’s blog, and stated that the social network is adding a music sticker and a music mode option to Stories. Users will be able to either add music before or after they have captured a Story. Once rolled out Users will find a new Music mode that can be found under the in-app camera shutter button. Search for a song, select the exact part you want, and record a video as the song plays in the background.

Instagram says “When your friends are watching your story, they’ll hear the song playing as they’re viewing your photo or video. They’ll also see a sticker showing the song title and artist name.”