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June 24, 2017

Instagram to roll out a new ‘Favorites’ feature soon, will let you choose who to share your post with

Instagram is on a quest to bring in new features to its app, intending to get ahead in the race with its rivals. After rolling out the Live Video Replay feature recently, it has now been reported that the Facebook-owned photo sharing app is apparently testing a new feature that will make Instagram even more convenient to use.

As reported by The Verge, Instagram is testing a new feature called ‘Favorites’ which lets the users share posts and Stories with a group of [...]

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June 22, 2017

Snapchat rolls out a new location sharing featured called ‘Snap Map’

Although Snapchat might be lagging behind its rival Instagram when its comes to the popular ‘Stories‘ feature, but it still manages to come with something or the other to gain back attention. The interactive social app Snapchat has now introduced a new feature called as the ‘Snap Map‘ which lets the users share their live location and displays it on a Map view to other Snapchat friends.

The new Snap Map feature basically allows users to zoom out to their [...]

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June 21, 2017

Instagram rolls out Live Video Replays, Stories hit 250 million daily active users

Facebook-owned Instagram is coming up with new features to further increase its competition with Snapchat. After adding the ‘Archive’ feature for its app on Android and iOS, Instagram has now rolled out a new feature that lets you replay Live Videos, a feature that Snapchat lacks.

The Live Video Replay feature basically gives you an option to share a live video to your story for 24 hours before it disappears. Once you are done broadcasting and sharing the live video [...]

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June 16, 2017

Instagram rolls out new ‘Archive’ feature for all Android and iOS users

After adding the interactive face filters recently, the Facebook-owned Instagram has now rolled yet another feature similar to that of Snapchat. Instagram on Tuesday introduced a new feature called ‘Archive‘ which lets you move the previous post to a different place without permanently deleting them, much like the ‘Memories‘ feature of Snapchat. The feature is now available to all Android and iOS users running version 10.21 or newer versions of the [...]

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May 25, 2017

Instagram gets new update, users can now search stories in Explore using ‘Location’ or ‘Hashtag’

After including the live face filters recently, Instagram has again been updated with a couple of new features. The users can now search the stories in the Explore tab using ‘Location’ or ‘hashtag’. Instagram users can find Location Stories by clicking through a location sticker on someone’s Story or navigating to that location’s Instagram Page. This new feature makes it even more easy to discover new location stories posted by public accounts.

Users will [...]

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May 17, 2017

Instagram gets new Snapchat-like face filters, also adds new camera tool along with new hashtag sticker

After adding the new interactive camera filters to its main app, Facebook now adds similar feature to Instagram. Users of the photo sharing app ‘Instagram’, will now be able to use the face filters similar to that of Snapchat. The users can choose between 8 different interactive filters, such as Koala Ears and math equations swirling around the head.

Apart from the new face filters, Instagram has also rolled out new creative tool in the camera, named as [...]

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April 14, 2017

Instagram Stories surpasses Snapchat Stories in popularity with quick growth

Facebook’s photo-sharing app Instagram now counts more users on its ‘Stories’ feature than Snapchat who was the first to bring in this feature. As per a report by Forbes, Instagram Stories is used by 200 million users every day, where as the same feature of Snapchat is used by 161 million users on daily basis.

According to the report, there was an increase of 50 million users in Instagram Stories since January, beating the daily user base of Snapchat. To [...]

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December 21, 2016

Instagram Stories updated with stickers for posts and hands-free video recording

Instagram has rolled out two new features for its stories tab that allows users to add stickers to posts and capture “hands-free” videos. The update has been rolled out to the latest versions of the app for iOS and Android.

With this update, users can now enhance their Instagram stories by adding stickers to videos and photos using a new button that appears next to the text and drawing tools. Currently, it includes specific stickers for weather, the current time and [...]

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