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Flip Through Instagram Videos Like A Live TV Channel

Flip Through Instagram Videos Like A Live TV Channel

Into The Static features a real-time feed of searchable videos posted on any topic.

Leah Gonzalez

If you ever just want to browse through 15-second videos, you can try heading on over to Into The Static, a web app that lets people watch Instagram videos on any topic by typing in a hashtag.

Created by student and software engineer Marshall Moutenot and designed by Kenneth Cohen, the web app features a real-time feed of Instagram videos on any topic.

Users can log in with their Instagram account and type in a specific hashtag to see the videos posted about that topic. They can also click through the videos to see the next one in line.

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According to Moutenot, “viewers can see anything from the Grammy’s interspersed with real time commentary to first-hand videos of revolutions in Venezuela and Ukraine.” The creator’s original inspiration was his friend and musician Jamie Lidell, who wondered about the possibility of a live-stream of music video-like content created by fans. Moutenot explored the concept and found that the real-time information he was getting turned out to be very interesting.

Into The Static gives viewers a glimpse into the cultures and experiences of Instagram users and what they like to post about.

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