After all, creating video content does take planning, equipment, and expertise to pull off effectively. For some businesses, it can seem impossible to “dip your toe” into the video marketing space — it feels like an all-or-nothing endeavor.
However, Instagram is rolling out a middle-ground option: stop-motion videos for Stories.
Just like the classic stop-motion Christmas movies, Instagram’s latest add-on will enable marketers to create moving videos out of a series of pictures.
The stop-motion capabilities opens up the possibilities for marketers to test the waters with video content without needing any additional expertise or equipment than what they’d need to post a standard Instagram Story.
How Do Stop-Motion Stories Work?
The feature has yet to be formally announced by Instagram, but was spotted by Twitter user Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane), who shared how this feature works in the backend.