Facebook Stories will now add Instagram's Boomerang feature and AR drawings

Facebook Stories will now add Instagram's Boomerang feature and AR drawings

Today in updates that no one asked for, Facebook is updating its Facebook Stories features in its app with two new features, Boomerang support and AR drawings. It is Facebook's turn to add some flair to Stories by introducing Boomerang's GIFs along with the ability to draw in the Facebook Camera. The addition of these extra creativity options could be an attempt to make the Facebook camera, a more popular place for content creators while trying to compete with the competition.

It's an interesting and fun feature to be fair to the firm, but Facebook Stories is still of dubious relevance at this stage.

Facebook might be having a tough time dealing with the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica crisis, but that hasn't stopped the social media giant from working on improving its products.

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The new feature will let users doodle and scribble on the screen before or while they are recording and see what augmented reality graffiti looks like on various surfaces as they move their phone around. Yes, there are millions of Facebook users who are making use of this Facebook Stories on a daily basis.

Instagram had recently copied the Snapchat to add the signature Stories feature, now it is Facebook that has adopted the same. "We're testing new creative tools to bring pictures and videos to life, and introducing easier ways to find and share stories", a spokesperson from Facebook told TechCrunch. Techcrunch, the tech portal, posted a promo video on 3D drawings (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYqe3smoois) on YouTube. "Stories" was first implemented in Snapchat, but has quickly been adopted by rivals Facebook and Instagram, which have launched their own Stories. Now there is also a new AR feature to help in the same.

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