Not long after introducing Stories to Instagram, the company added a live streaming feature akin to the one already available on Facebook. Problem is, once a livestream finished, it was gone forever.
Now Instagram lets you streamers save their videos. Once a broadcast has ended, simply click on the Save button on the upper-right corner of the app. The video will still disappear from Instagram itself, but it will be saved onto your camera roll – though there’s nothing stopping you from posting it right back onto Instagram.
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The video is can only be saved by the streamer, so you don’t have to worry about whatever embarrassing thing you did during a stream.
Unfortunately, the feature only includes the video itself; comment, likes, and views are gone forever. It’s also worth noting you can only save a video immediately after its finished, so there’s no going back if you forgot to tap the button. But hey, it’s better than nothing.