Instagram launches long-form videos in bid to lure YouTube generation

Videos of up to an hour are effort to pull young users away from rival, and to allow Facebook to sell more ads

Instagram will increase its video time limit from one minute to 10 minutes for most users, in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube.

In the expansion, announced Wednesday, Instagram accounts with large audiences will be able to go as long as an hour. Video will be available through Instagram or a new app called IGTV. The video will eventually give Facebook, Instagram’s parent company, more opportunities to sell advertising.

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Everything you should know about the PlayStation 5

Sony’s PlayStation 4 has brought us joy for around four years, but Sony has confirmed that it’s almost time to bring about the successor. The PlayStation 5 will no doubt bring a significant hardware upgrade for a new generation of amazing games, but when will we get it? Here’s everything we know about the PS5.

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IGTV: long-form Instagram videos coming very, very soon

Instagram is likely to launch a new long-form video hub very soon, perhaps even today. A new report dubs it IGTV, and it’s aimed at online content creators, enabling them to create longer videos as opposed to the previous 1 minute video limit. Here’s what we know about IGTV so far.

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‘Sunrise Gold’ Galaxy S9 arrives just in time for summer

Samsung wants to keep sales of the Samsung Galaxy S9 going, and one way to do that is to release new color variants throughout the year. Just in time for summer, we see the new Sunrise Gold variant arriving to the US, available directly from Best Buy or Samsung. Luckily, it’s not tied to a particular carrier.

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