Twitter Unrolls Instagram-Like Photo Filters
Twitter today made available new versions of its Android and iPhone mobile applications that allow smartphone owners to add filters and effects to their photos before sharing them to the microblogging service. The new feature, which competes directly with Facebook-owned Instagram, includes eight filters, the ability to crop and focus images, as well as an auto-enhance tool that brightens images and makes colors pop. The new version of the Twitter mobile application with photo filters is available to Android and iOS devices for free from their respective app stores.
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Instagram Adds Photo Replies and Face Filters
Instagram has rolled out several new ways to interact with friends on the photo-sharing social network. First, Instagram made it possible to reply with a photo or video to specific photos, videos, and reshared posts in the Direct messages feature.
Instagram Adds Face Filters to Live Video
Instagram today made it possible for those broadcasting live video to play with face filters in real time. Broadcasters need only tap the face icon in the bottom right corner before or during their live stream to add filters.
Sharing Photos to Instagram from the iPhone Just Got Easier
Instagram has updated its iOS application with an important new feature that will improve the picture-sharing experience. Instagram version 8.2 enables share extensions, which make it possible to share photos to Instagram from within other apps.
Prisma Brings Its Filters to Facebook Live
Prisma today made it possible to add its filters to Facebook Live videos. Owners of the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, and iPhone 7 Plus can go live on Facebook with Prisma's style filters applied to the live video feed.