Instagram will now let you auto-caption Stories with just a sticker – Kait Sanchez

Gif of an Instagram story showing a person speaking and the words “It’s a beautiful day out here so we’re gonna go on a walk” appearing at the top of the screen.
Image: Instagram

Instagram now has a captions sticker for Stories, which will automatically transcribe speech in videos. The sticker will be available only in “English and English-speaking countries” for now but will eventually roll out to other languages and countries. Instagram says it will also start testing automated captions in Reels soon.

Captions have been available in IGTV and the Threads app, and Instagram says it’s adding them to Stories and Reels to make them more efficient and inclusive to watch. The feature should be a welcome addition for people who are deaf or hard of hearing, are not native English speakers, or just generally watch videos without sound.

The edit option lists each word of the captions separately. You can…

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