Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media platform having huge number of users all over the world. Huge users belong to other countries except US and having low network connectivity.
At Facebook F8 keynote,2017 Instagram announces its offline feature means lot of features of Instagram now works offline, this functionality is now available on android and more will come in the iOS version soon. Instagram testing offline support for its android app. With this feature user can view its previously loaded content like feed and all, also user can like and save Instagram post in offline mode. This feature is now in beta for android and soon it is coming for android as well.
Instagram team said that users will leave comments, unfollow peoples, save media. All this operation is recorded in background and when user gets and internet connection then it will have reflected to all users. similar feature of offline mode is available in Facebook lite app and now it is coming to Instagram for android.
In F8, company announced this feature is in testing where bandwidth is low. Facebook lite is only available on android and if Instagram is announced for iOS then it will make divergence in strategy for social media app.
This feature also drives the traffic and helps to grow the Instagram’s user and its popularity on the regions where Instagram is not that much popular, Facebook receives to much response for this feature and also all users will love this awesome feature.