Instagram Adds Face Filters, Video Play

May 17 13:35 2017

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg has said camera tools like face filters will be a major strategy this year as a stepping stone to an augmented reality world. From bunny face to math equations and from a tiara full of butterflies to an ice-crown, face filters are all about turning an ordinary selfie into something fun. You can find the new face filters in the app’s main camera section under the new face effect icon. Users can use the filters with photos and videos captured on either the front or the rear camera – the filters also work with Boomerang. “ORCRP0017755-topic.html” class=”local_link” >Snapchat, launching on Tuesday its own version of face filters – a feature popularized on Snap Inc.’s app. Instagram is rolling out eight Face Filters initially, with more arriving in the near future.

You can now save precious memory on your phone by deleting one of the two photo-sharing apps, because Instagram’s latest addition has made them even more similar. From the Stories camera, swipe over to Rewind, shoot a short video and it will play back in reverse.

Facebook-owned Instagram has no qualms about ripping off Snapchat. By tapping the hashtag, users can explore related content.

These Face Filters can be applied to multiple people within the picture.

Instagram has now become a complete Snapchat clone.

Business Insider recently reported that with 200 million daily active users, Instagram Stories has surpassed Snapchat’s daily active user base. Then, using the eraser brush, creatively reveal parts of photo or video underneath. Finally, a new hashtag sticker is available which you can assign to any hashtag you can think of. Then use the eraser to remove color wherever you see fit.

This is a very cool new feature for brands to showcase their products, or companies to release teasers.

Instagram adds augmented reality face filters

Instagram Adds Face Filters, Video Play
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