Posts with tag Boomerang

Instagram adds live video and ephemeral messages

By Merrie Green   The photo sharing app Instagram has just started rolling out two more new functions: live video on Instagram Stories and disappearing photos and videos for groups and friends in Instagram Direct. The first addition is the live video. “It’s easy to go live — just swipe right from feed to open…

Instagram Stories get a major update

By John Thomas   Instagram has rolled out an update to its Stories, adding Boomerang and Mentions “help you make the story even more fun”. “We are also starting to test links inside some stories,” the company wrote on its blog. To create a Boomerang, a looping one-second video inside the Instagram, users will have…

Instagram gets a new look

Today, the popular photo and video sharing app Instagram launched its new design. Upon downloading the update you will see the new icon and changes to the app’s interface. “Inspired by the previous app icon, the new one represents a simpler camera and the rainbow lives on in gradient form,” the app wrote in its…