The feature is called Nametags.
No release date for the feature has been announced yet but a source at Instagram has confirmed to TechCrunch that testing is happening. The report claims that Zuckerberg was anxious that if they did not do something to change up the way Instagram is used, they might miss out on an entire generation of users. Five months after launching that feature, Snapchat said users were already scanning millions of them each week.
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This Focus mode is available on iPhone SE, 6S, 6S+, 7, 7+, 8, 8+, X and select Android devices. After you focus your camera on any person, the mode will automatically bring the person into focus and bur out the background.
Instagram is introducing a new portrait mode to its popular Stories feature.
While Facebook has allowed its users to download their photos, messages, clicked advertisements and a log of all their activity on the social networking platform since at least 2010, Instagram has lacked any such feature.
Instagram also rolled out Mentions stickers in iOS to make tagging friends in a Story easier, TechCrunch reported. Taking a photo or video using Focus mode still permits users of the feature to add filters, stickers or text once you've finished recording.More news: Trump to Russia: US missiles 'coming' to Syria
The new Focus Portrait Mode of Instagram adds up background blurring to your photo on the selfies and original photos taken through this mode within the application.
Facebook has had a comprehensive backup facility for many years now, so it's rather disappointing it took Instagram this long to do it.
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