Is Instagram Reels the New TikTok?

The Indian government banned TikTok along with 58 other Chinese apps a few days ago and suddenly Facebook announces its new Reel feature for Instagram!

What is Instagram Reels?

It is a feature that allows users to create short-form videos (up to 15 seconds long) set to music or other audio

📌You can find Instagram Reels in the explore Page
📌 Separate section for reels in the profile like IGTV
📌 Approx 15 sec duration video
📌 Indian users might get earlier access to Instagram Reels
📌 Instagram will then explore other markets with this feature


How Businesses in Oman can take advantage of Social Media Artificial Intelligence

The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is growing very fast in business. Social media is no different. Companies are able to leverage their businesses using social media through AI.

The everyday evolving nature of social media makes it very hard for companies to keep a track of all new trends. Hence the companies are seeking the help of AI. The AI-based algorithms can analyze everything that is happening on social media platform in real time and feed that information as data so marketers will be able to utilize them in smart ways. It’s helping the companies to get a better understanding about their customers and their buying patterns, Which means, they are able to market more relevant products to the right targeted audience.

While investment in AI is increasing around the world, companies in Oman adoption of AI technologies is still lagging behind. We at MIRRORS encourage corporates and small businesses in Oman leveraging AI in efforts to gain market share or expand their products and services in the smartest ways.