In addition, the new camera will be further optimized for the use of effects and interactive stickers. Instagram's new camera According to engineer Jane Manchun Wong, Instagram is also testing the return of the Boomerang feature in Stories with augmented reality filters. Other novelties spotted Towards a removal of the like button? It's still Jane Manchun Wong who reveals new information, Instagram would be testing publications without a like counter. This information turned out during the F8 conference, revealed by Adam Mosseri, the director of the social network.
The test will initially only apply in Canada. According to him, Instagram account holders will still be able to access the number of likes. Subscribers, on the fax list other hand, won't see any likes, whether in their newsfeed, permalink pages, or profiles. The goal ? Facebook wants followers to focus on sharing posts rather than chasing likes. It is also a way of refocusing the like around content that is really appreciated by users, and not to follow a mass effect. In addition, it will also reduce the pressure on Instagram regarding the number of likes.
Currently, it is up to the influencer who will have the most likes to be the most popular. The drift is such that a market has even developed to buy likes on the social network. A new sticker in Stories: the Join chat In addition to the call for donations button and the recent "Quiz" sticker, a new sticker should appear in the social network's Stories. Called “ Join chat» (Join the discussion) in the English version, the sticker will solicit its subscribers to join a group conversation. While group chats are underutilized on the platform, in favor of private chats, this new sticker might just be a game-changer.