Instagram update

Instagram update introduces animated GIF stories called ‘Boomerang’

The updated Instagram app also includes user mentions and ‘see more’ tag. Facebook is introducing new features to its Instagram app for iOS, Android and Windows 10 PC and Mobile. After the update to version 9.7, you will be able to take a burst of photos and create a looping animated GIF for quick sharing to Instagram and posting them on Facebook. Boomerang is a feature built-in Stores you can access by swiping from the main screen to the right. Then you will see not just a standard camera interface for photos (tap) & videos (long press), but also a[…]

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Instagram Stories

Instagram Stories now show up in the Explore section

Instagram expands the Stories to the Explore tab. The fairly popular ‘Stories’ feature, announced by Instagram this year, has made its way from the main Instagram window and your friends, to the Explore section where you can browse Stories from all over the world. Instagram’ Stories have so far been visible at the top of the main Instagram tab, allowing you to see Stories only posted by users you follow. From now on, the Stories feature could also be seen in the Explore section of the app. You can access a selection of interesting stories from popular users – you[…]

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Instagram introduces ‘Stories’ with Snapchat-inspired privacy settings

Share photos and videos in a single slideshow In attempts to make Instagram more personal and attractive for users, Facebook is introducing a new feature called Stories. It’s like a News Feed known from other social networks, but the Instagram users could create a ‘story’ – a single slideshow made of multiple photos and videos. These slideshows could be shared to a single follower, more than one, or all followers. Instagram Stories is very similar to the Snapchat feature with the same name. In fact, one of the co-founders confirms that Instagram has been inspired by Shapchat’s Stories which became[…]

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