Instagram’s redesign gives quick access to Reels and Shop

Image credit: Instagram One of the biggest redesigns to Instagram since its launch puts Reels and Shop tabs in the footer, in place of New post and Activity tabs. Reels and Shop get their own…

How to upload your music to Instagram Reels FREE

Instagram Reels are making waves around the world and your music could be the soundtrack to the next big viral crazes when you upload to Instagram through RouteNote. Head to www.routenote.com, create a free account,…

Can people use my music in their Instagram videos?

Yes they can. Distribute your music through RouteNote, select Facebook as a store, and you’ll get a kickback for every view the video gets. Artists and labels distributing through RouteNote can choose from many of…

Instagram’s Reels launches in 50 countries to take on TikTok

Instagram’s new Reels feature that’s set to take on TikTok in the game of short, fun videos has launched complete with audio, effects, and more to get users creative with videos. Instagram have officially launched…

Snapchat are adding music to Snaps making it a true Instagram and TikTok competitor

The new Snapchat feature allows you to add music before or after snapping, with licenses signed with Warner Music Group and Universal Music Group. Snap announced they are working on the feature and have licenses…

Instagram’s TikTok competitor ‘Reels’ launching globally soon

As TikTok continues to face scrutiny around the world, Facebook have well-timed their supposed global launch of Instagram Reels. Instagram Reels is Facebook’s answer to TikTok. Available via a new icon in Instagram, supporting 15-second…

Can I add my music to Instagram for free?

Yes! Get uploading to RouteNote today, and discover all the new places your music can live, including stores, streaming services and social media platforms, free of charge. At RouteNote we help thousands of independent artists…

Artists will soon be able to sell merch on Instagram

Instagram are updating their shopping options so that new creators and businesses will be able to sell through the social media app. Instagram are launching a new set of guidelines which allow a host of…

Share music with special moving art as Spotify Canvas shares come to listeners too

After artists loved being able to share special moving artworks with their music Spotify are bringing the feature to listeners. Spotify’s Canvas brings a new life to certain artist’s tracks with an accompanying moving piece…

Facebook strike a license deal with Indian label Saregama

Indian music label Saregama and Facebook sign a global license deal for use of their music in Facebook and Instagram. The deal was announced by Facebook earlier this week. The license allows Facebook and Instagram…