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Instagram testing text-based feature similar to ‘Stories’

/ 07:25 PM January 18, 2018

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Apart from enhancing features on photos and videos, social media app Instagram is cooking up another upgrade, this time focusing on text-based clips.

The Facebook-owned app first tested this feature in a group of Japanese users last December. Now, Instagram is testing it towards its European audience, The Next Web reported.

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Titled as “Type”, users can type texts and customize it with the features such as Boomerang, Rewind and Superzoom, similar to their Stories.

Twitter user @MarioLeitaoSA shared his experience of the feature:

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“We are always testing ways to improve the experience on Instagram and make it easier to share any moment with the people who matter to you,” a spokesperson for Instagram told Mashable.

Aside from Type, WABetaInfo reported that another feature will soon be alerting users if their Instagram Story has been taken a screenshot of. Katrina Hallare/JB

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