Earlier this week,Facebook released a new updatefor its Creator Studio, allowing businesses on the platform to schedule Instagram posts and IGTV videos up to at least six months in advance. This update isn’tcompletelynew as companies have been able to schedule posts through third-party services for a while. But the problem with using third-party tools, including HootSuit and Sprout Social, is the annoying limitations like being unable to add multiple images in a post — something that’s possible to do with Facebook’s first-party update.
First off, it’s worth reiterating this feature currently only works for Instagram business accounts with a linked Facebook Business page andcreator accounts, which must also be linked to a Facebook page. Wondering how to link your accounts to Facebook? Well, Instagram published a handy guidehere.
Scheduling Instagram posts
Once you’re all linked up, here’s everything you need to know about scheduling Instagram posts and IGTV broadcasts