Netflix on Instagram Stories: New Feature for Binge Watchers
You can now share what you are binge-watching on Netflix with your friends on Instagram. Netflix rolled out a new feature which allows you to share movies and TV shows on your Instagram stories.
Currently available for iOS users only, Netflix movie titles can now be shared on Instagram stories, directly!
Before this, Netflix allowed people to share titles only on Instagram Direct. You can find this option via the share button on the Netflix app. Along with more app integrations like WhatsApp, Twitter, Messenger, and Line. Netflix users can share either TV shows or movies directly on their Instagram Stories. The chosen TV Show or movie will have a full spread on Instagram Stories. Users can decide to share the story as it is or edit it, TechCrunch reported.
How to share Netflix movies on Instagram?
Like other Instagram Stories, you can add text, stickers or emoji on the picture. In addition to this, the Netflix titles shared will also include a clickable link. Users who have the Netflix app on their phone will see an option to “Watch on Netflix.” clicking on this link will direct them to the Netflix app, and they can start watching the shared movie or TV show right away.
This feature is presently available for iOS users only, but Netflix is working on bringing it to Android. There isn’t a definite launch date for the Android roll out as yet.
Instagram started its third-party app integration for Stories last May. It enables users to share information from other platforms on their Instagram Stories. It supports apps like GoPro and Spotify to share songs and pictures. Instagram Stories which is increasingly becoming more successful than the platform itself has over 400 million active users.