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Instagram begins testing the ‘Profile Song’ feature from MySpace Days

Instagram has reportedly started internally testing a feature called “Profile Song” that reminds users of the MySpace days. ind out what the upcoming feature on Instagram is all about and how you can add songs to your Instagram profile.

Recently, Instagram has been on a spree of introducing new features and making changes to the platform. Most importantly, the platform has Increase the duration of the reelsAnd the interface discadded Instagram Notesgave a Feature to Like Stories.

However, this also triggered a series of issues as users were seen reporting that a file Instagram app crashingAnd the IG Story Camera not workingAnd suffer from other problems.

Instagram Profile Songeature: What Is It?

In news first shared by social media analyst Alessandro Palozzi, known for revealing new features and updates, Instagram was seen internally testing a feature called “Profile Song”.

This upcoming feature will allow Instagram users to select and assign a song to their profile. As shown in the screenshots Paluzzi shared, the song will then appear at the bottom of your bio and below the space where the external link appears.

Users who visit your profile can click on the play button along with the song and listen to it. They will be able to learn a lot about you just by listening to your favorite song (considering that you added your favorite track there).

At the moment, it is unknown if Instagram will allow full songs to be added to your profile or if it will only allow you to keep a certain part of the song on the profile.

Instagram profile song is just like MySpace

The new Profile Song feature on Instagram is very similar to the feature on MySpace where users are allowed to keep their favorite tracks on their account. Social media users think the same and are discussing it now.

It will be a tough task to choose the perfect song for your Instagram profile when this feature is launched. There are so many possibilities. It will definitely be nostalgic for people who grew up using MySpace.

Notably, Raya is another app that allows users to add songs to their profiles. It is a dating app, so this feature helps users to know the musical taste of their potential matches. It may serve a similar purpose on Instagram as well.

How to use the Instagram Profile Song feature?

For now, we can only assume how the upcoming Profile Song feature will work on Instagram based on the information available. The feature is currently in the prototype/in-house testing phase.

Paluzzi revealed how users will be able to go to the settings of the Instagram app and then select a song to keep on their profile. use Rick Astley Tune for the demonstration. The song appeared below the bio on the profile.

However, since the feature is currently in development, things may change before the final launch. Instagram may add or make some adjustments before it comes out. We’ll keep you posted no matter what happens.

When will the Instagram Profile Song feature be launched globally?

Currently, the Profile Song feature is “in-house prototype, not externally tested,” according to a statement shared by Kristen Bay, a spokesperson for Meta, the company behind Instagram. Hence, the timeline for when the feature will be launched for everyone is not available.

Instagram first needs to extend the test externally and then we can determine the expected launch date for this feature. We suggest that you join the beta program of the Instagram app on Android and iOS to be the first to try this feature.

Are you looking forward to this feature? I’m honestly excited about it.



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