Facebook app updated with all the features of Snapchat

Facebook app updated with all the features of Snapchat

Facebook app updated with all the features of Snapchat

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel declined the offer and it was probably then that Facebook chose to move from a text based social networking platform to a video and image based one, after all that's what the users want.

Facebook has now also adopted this idea with Direct, which will enable users to send photos and video to specific friends, with the content disappearing once it has been viewed and the conversation on that content ends. You can tap on the camera icon on the top left corner of the Facebook app or swipe right from News Feed to try out the new in-app camera.

Facebook seems to be copying Snapchat's homework again - as it introduced a Stories-style feature to its main app for the first time. The new Facebook Snapchat-like camera effects comprise of a number of effects.

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The Facebook app on Android and iOS is getting a new in-app camera that will give you all of the effects and filter fun you could ever ask for outside of Snapchat.

Are you ready? So just wait for the update and you can start posting stories. This way, you can share photos and videos with one or multiple friends in particular, or reply to your friends' stories.

Other effects, such as animations and other interactive filters, are a new twist to dressed-up photos.

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Facebook becomes the newest member to join the "Story" league on Tuesday, following the footsteps of WhatsApp and Instagram.

Just like Snapchat and Instagram, the "stories" will vanish from the timeline after 24 hours. In order to add a story, you need to tap on the "Your Story" icon in the Stories bar at the top of News Feed. The app now offers several masks, including sponsored ones by movies, such as Alien: Covenant and Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2. Once you're on the camera screen, you can snap a photo or a video and play around with it using Facebook's camera features that include filters and screens.

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