Instagram Brings Stickers and Single Tap Video Recording to Stories


Recently Facebook has continuously rolled out new updates to Instagram so that it can outrage its rival Snapchat. After releasing a handful of updates, it hasn’t finished yet it seems. The new feature in Instagram are stickers, must be surprising for you why did Facebook take so much time to add it. Facebook required this much time to make its photo-centric social network to be the best alternative for Snapchat.

Since the stickers are available now, you can use them in Instagram stories, by adding them to your photos and videos. Once you have finished your capture, a new stickers button appears next to the text and drawing tools. There is an option that allows adding Stickers based on the location, the weather and time. You can add the desired Stickers by just choosing or searching for your place. The other users who view your stories can tap on the Stickers to know more information about the location.

Obviously, it’s also possible to move the stickers around, make them larger or smaller and also can select from different styles. However, you can add as much of stickers you want in your stories, and also includes a special holiday themed stickers pack which will be for next few weeks. The new “hands-free” option present in the Format picker allows initiating recording video with a single tap. You can add as much of texts you want in your photos and videos.

These entire features are the part of Instagram 10.3, which will be rolling out from today for both Android and iOS devices. Luckily, only the iOS users can save their whole story from past 24 hours to their camera roll as one single video.



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