Instagram isn’t just about posting photos anymore, and it’s always introducing more and more features to keep its users entertained.
One of the most popular aspects launched in 2016 was Instagram Stories, allowing people to post photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours and don’t show on the usual feed.
Then later in 2016, Instagram added another feature to its Stories – Instagram Live. This allowed users to essentially start a livestream with their followers. And you can also go live with your friends!
Instagram Live has become a huge part of the social media platform, especially with celebrities who use it as a way to connect with their fans.
ACUN ILICALI BREAKS THE RECORD FOR MOST VIEWED INSTAGRAM LIVE
To night, Turkish television icon, entrepreneur, international TV producer and businessman Acun Ilıcalı broke the record for the most ever viewers of an Instagram Live.
The livestream gained a huge 3.1 million views.
WHO IS ACUN ILICALI?
Ali Acun Ilıcalı (born 29 May 1969) is a Turkish television icon, entrepreneur, international TV producer and businessman. He is the owner of TV channels TV8 and TV8.5, as well as production companies in countries such as the United States, Mexico, Romania, Hungary, Brazil, Colombia and Greece. He is the founder and chairman of Acun Medya production company that produces shows to broadcasting channels around the world.
Acun Ilıcalı’s career, which started as a sports reporter and became a Media owner, and his story has been the subject of many books, documentaries and TV shows.
He has received over a thousand awards in numerous categories. In 2018, Variety magazine included him in the world’s top 500 entertainment leaders and icons in media and entertainment business around the globe