Instagram Launches New Selfie Stickers And More Updates

April 14, 2017 Author: Diksha Jani
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    Instagram Launches New Selfie Stickers

    Instagram has announced the new update for the Instagram Stories and Instagram Direct. The company launches the new sticker and more editing options in it.

    The big highlight among them is the ability to make your own selfie a sticker, and pinning them in videos if you wish to.

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    Instagram Launches New Selfie Stickers

    Other features include custom geostickers or new cities, and a separate favourite tab for stickers for easy search ability.

    These updates are available as part of Instagram version 10.16 for iOS in the App Store and version 10.16.1 for Android in Google Play. The selfie sticker feature lets you make your own selfie into a sticker for pinning on your photos.

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    Instagram Launches New Selfie Stickers

    Instagram wrote in its blog,"When you take a photo or video and tap the smiley face, you'll see a new sticker with a camera icon that lets you capture a mini-selfie. Before or after capturing, tap to apply different frame styles: fade or circle. Put your selfie sticker anywhere, adjust the size and use as many other creative tools as you want".

    User can also use the selfie sticker in videos, by just tapping and holding the sticker, moving it over any object and confirming by tapping Pin.

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    Instagram Launches New Selfie Stickers

    This pinning feature works in videos, Boomerang, and hands-free videos as well. You can pin a selfie, a normal sticker, or even text in a video, and even opt for all if you wish to.

    Just like Snapchat only, Instagram Stories is also now giving more users the option of custom geostickers, which means city-specific features will show up in-app by detecting your location.

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    Instagram Launches New Selfie Stickers

    This feature is has now been made available for Chicago, London, and Madrid users. There's also now a place where all your favourite stickers will get stored in the app. Tap the smiley face, just swipe right to view all recently-used stickers.

    Apart from this new updates, Instagram also announced that now there are 200 million daily active users can enjoy the Instagram.

    Instagram managed to add 50 million DAUs in just three months, as in January it was reported to have 150 million.