A week after launching Direct Messages for the web, Instagram is now making it available for users to view Instagram Live broadcasts via laptops or desktops. It now comes with a less intrusive format, and URLs to cross-promote the streams. For enhanced viewing experience, the live streams web option has a compressed view vertically mobile presentation, separating the comments to the side-by-side.
Many people, especially celebrities, are using the live option to connect with a broader audience amid the COVID-19 lockdowns. Besides, peoples are also viewing video content on their phones and PCs. Thus, Instagram came up wide this idea and to capitalize on the growing demand for viewing Live videos.