Instagram Gets SuperZoom Camera And Halloween Inspired Face Filters, Stickers

Instagram has launched a fun new feature called SuperZoom camera as well as Halloween face filters and stickers to its photo-sharing service. Here are the details.

Days before Halloween, Instagram has brought a list of Halloween-critic face filters to its service that will be available until November 1st. The same feature has been made available for Android and iOS devices with Instagram version 20.0, which can be downloaded on from camera section of the App Store and Google Play.

You’ll find it right underneath the circular Record button, sandwiched between Boomerang and Rewind. First of all, new updates that Instagram app for iOS and Android has received the Superzoom feature with the record button, which will let add some fun to your simple video along with a dramatic background sound.

Second, you can even opt for the new camera format in the latest Instagram app by simply tapping the Superzoom option. Next to Boomerang – under the Record button. Once enabled, you’ll need to hit the shutter button to add a three-second automatic zoom in effect with suspenseful music to your clips, for comic effects. You can also use the front or rear facing camera to add the ultrazoom effect to your Halloween shots, and the feature can be applied even to the videos you’d like to share in direct messages.

As said, Instagram also added new Halloween face filters and stickers, which will be available until 2nd November. The face filters allow you to transform your face or one of your loved ones’ face in Camera Roll into a zombie, vampire, flying bat or hide it under mysterious fog to celebrate the day with horror. You can even access the face filters by swiping to the camera section and tapping and holding the screen.

It adds 'suspenseful music' to your footage, for comic effect

The stickers, which include eyeballs, jack-o-lanterns, and disembodied green hands, appear as editing options when you’re all set/ready to upload a picture or video. Likewise, there are Halloween stickers that you can add to your existing photos and videos.

Finally, the Superzoom feature is an extension to Boomerang, otherwise debuted as a native app in 2015. And eventually arrived as a feature on the Instagram app in Nov. 2016. Actually, it was introduced to let users create looping videos – a competitive move to rival Snapchat.

Whether you’re planning spooky activities with friends or just hanging out at home, get into the Halloween spirit by turning yourself into a zombie, transforming from a vampire into a flying bat or getting lost in a mysterious fog,” says Instagram.

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