Facebook is working on testing a new feature on Instagram that allows users to share a reels on their Facebook accounts in India.

According to reports, the company will now be sharing the Instagram Reels with augmented-reality effects in the news feed of Facebook called “Reels on Facebook.”

Facebook, in a statement to Reuters, said, “In India, we’re testing the ability for Instagram creators to choose to have their Reels recommended on Facebook…creators can reach new audiences and people can create and discover more entertaining content.”

By this Feature, the users can able to share their Instagram Reels on the Facebook app. In the test, some Indian users who create the 30-second long reels on Instagram will have the option of having them recommended on Facebook.

Instagram users, whose accounts are public will get an option to share their Reels on their Facebook account. Since the feature are in testing, their Reel will be shown as recommended content to anyone on Facebook.

Their reels will be shown with their Instagram username, not from their Facebook account if they have one,” the company said.

As of now, the new feature will be tested by creators like Ashish Chanchlani, Masterchef Pankaj Bhadouria, Pooja Dhingra, Awez Darbar, and Bong Guy. It also includes public figures like Suresh Raina, Sanjeev Kapoor, and Harbhajan Singh.

Steps to create a Reels on Facebook:-

  • Select short video on the top of your Facebook news feed.
  • Capture a short video and upload it.
  • User have a options to trim the captured video, edit multiple videos, add the original audio or choose a song from Facebook’s music library, add augmented-reality effects from Facebook’s AR library suitable for your Reel.
  • Once done, users can share it on their news feed. Facebook gives the option to choose the audience for this reel.

The users can also share the reel with people on their friend list, make it public, or set their own custom audience to whom the Reel will be visible. The feature will be available to everyone soon.

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