Times have certainly changed. Computers are getting smaller, phones are getting bigger, dating is done online — and, well, Instagram now allows multiple photos in one post!
Yes, you definitely read that right.
After deciding that ephemeral messaging (in the form of IG Stories) is its thing too, the famous photo-sharing app has rolled out another new feature that has users jumping for joy.
Include up to 10 photos or videos in one Instagram post
Why pick one perfect IG photo when you could pick 10 perfect ones? When posting a photo, you can now click a small icon at the bottom right and just tap away at all the photos and videos of your choice.
You can also edit all the photos in one go
Instagram gives you the option to use the same filter on every photo for a more cohesive look. But, fret not! You still have the option to edit each photo even if they’re all in the same post.
And voila! An Instagram post you can actually swipe through!
Looking through someone’s feed will not just entail scrolling up and down; you may now also swipe left and right. And, although there are no “matches” on this app, all photos are definitely worth looking at.
We tried it and it worked beautifully.
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They say a picture’s worth a thousand words; now you have a ten thousand limit!
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Mental health is important!
World Mental Health Day may have come and gone but that shouldn’t mean that your well-being should be pushed aside. In fact, a healthy disposition should always be practiced. How does one do that in today’s fast-paced world?
We’ve got apps for you!
Omvana is a meditation app that measures stress levels and even your state of mind; it’s your personal mindfulness coach! The app also automatically connects to HealthKit.
With guided meditations, breathing exercises, sleep stories, and relaxing music, this app will help make sure you’re always in a relaxed mood.
Don’t know how to meditate? This app allows for guided meditations from the industry’s best practitioners!
Another guided meditation app which allows you to manage stress and even apply meditative practice to your every day. There’s also a sleep experience feature which promises better rest and calmness.
Aura’s three-minute meditations will bring more positivity to your life. The app also does life coaching, relaxing music, and even personalized meditations.
Better sleep means a better disposition! This app tracks sleep automatically with Advanced Heuristics AutoSleep so you’ll always have the info at hand.
What are you waiting for? Get to downloading and happy meditating!
Facebook Lite comes to iPhones at less than 5MB
It consumes less power, too!
After being enjoyed by Android users for years, the slimmed down version of Facebook’s main app finally arrived on iOS. Although, it’s only available to a select few — for now.
The Facebook Lite app was originally designed for developing countries where mobile data can be unreliable and Android phones are pretty basic. But, it also gained popularity among users with better phones because it uses way less data than the main Facebook app.
On iOS, the lite version is available for download through the Apple App Store for less than 5MB. Apart from being an easy download, it also uses less battery power and occupies minimal storage space.
This is going to be ideal for iPhones and even iPod Touch devices that are already showing signs of slowing down. The app is compatible with devices running iOS 9.0 and later.
For now, the app is only available in Turkey. As the testing phase expands to other regions, Facebook Lite will eventually be open for everyone.
Via: Business Insider
Instagram launches Nametag feature
What it does and how to use it
Unveiled today, Instagram’s Nametag feature allows you to easily find other people in the app by scanning a unique nametag generated just for you.
Just how does it work? First, you have to make your nametag. You can do this by tapping the button with three lines on the upper-right side of your profile, hit “Nametag,” and you’re all set to create your own. You can even personalize it by changing colors, design, adding emoji, stickers, or even your selfies.
To add someone via the nametag, just swipe to the IG camera, point at a nametag, and press and hold. Alternatively, you can also get to the camera by tapping “Scan a Nametag” when you’re on your Nametag page.
Once scanned, Instagram will give you the option to follow or view the user.
If you want something to practice on, try these on for size:
If it sounds familiar, it’s because it’s nothing new. We’ve seen it before in other apps like Snapchat and WeChat. Of course, we’ve also seen IG take already-existing concepts *ehem*IG Stories*ehem* and do it (arguably) better.
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