Instagram today is introducing music in Stories. Now you can add a soundtrack to your story that you feel fits perfectly at any moment. The company says that Instagram Stories is now used by 400 million every day.
To add music to the Stories, when you tap to add a sticker to a photo or video in Stories, you’ll now see a music icon, from there tap on it to open a library of thousands of songs along with search and browse by mood, genre. You can tap the play button to hear a preview. It also gives you the option to fast-forward and rewind through the track to choose the exact part that fits your story.
You can also choose a song before capturing a video, swipe up to the new “Music” option under the record button and then add the song to have it playing in the background. The company says that it is adding new songs to the music library every day. This feature is now available in select countries, and it is only available for iOS. However, support for Android will be coming soon.