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The most interesting Instagram updates

New Boomerang effects

3 new Instagram Boomerang effects.Now while creating Stories with a repeat function, you can choose an effect:


  • SlowMo is the effect that allows you to slow down the video;
  • Echo is the effect with which help you can add motion blur; ⠀
  • Duo allows you to fast-forward the video to the beginning, with the effect of obstacles.


In addition, Instagram now allows you to crop and edit videos before posting them to Stories.Try new Boomerang effects and write in the comments which one you liked the most.

Direct for web version

We have been expecting this for several months. Instagram is testing private messages on the web.Since January 14, 2020, some Instagram users have been able to send messages in the web version of the service. Direct messaging feature for desktops will work similarly to the mobile version. Users will be able to send each other messages and photos, like them.For now, the function is in test mode. Representatives of the social network do not report on the global launch.Recent updates turn Direct on Instagram into a simplified email. Do you notice this similarity? Share your impressions on Instagram!

IGTV live broadcasts

Captured live, shared in Stories, and 24 hours later it is unavailable to followers. It is the usual working principle for IG users.Can it be otherwise? Yes.Instagram is testing the function of publishing live broadcasts on IGTV. This feature will be useful for users who don’t have time to edit content for IGTV.

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