Instagram Introduces Web Embeds

Instagram Introduces Web EmbedsFacebook-owned Instagram announced Wednesday that the photo and video sharing site is now pushing something new – web embedding for Instagram content.

Calling it an easy way to add Instagram photos and videos to the stories you want to tell, when you visit an Instagram photo or video page on your desktop web browser, you’ll now see a share button on the right side of your photo (just under the comments button).

Click the button to see the embed code. Copy the block of text it gives you and paste it into your blog, website or article. When you hit publish, the photo or video will appear.

“As always,” Instagram says on its official blog, “you own your photos and videos, and we want to make sure that’s understood no matter where your content appears. Whether you want to embed your video on your blog or a friend wants to feature your photo on a website, everyone will clearly see that your content belongs to you.”

What happens if your content us private? Then nothing has changed, Instagram says. All told, embed code is only available to those whose photos and videos are public.

For more information about web embedding, check out the Instagram Help Center.