Instagram updated: no likes, but with donations and a new camera interface

At the F8 developer conference, Facebook announced several innovations for the Instagram app.

What's new

Firstly, Instagram has a new interface duringphoto and video shooting. You can now create a post without leaving camera mode. At the bottom we added a scroll wheel for modes, stickers and other effects. The new interface is promised to be launched in the next couple of weeks.

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Secondly, a sticker was added to Stories fordonations. As a result, users will be able to send money to a specific non-profit organization in one click. All money raised will go to this organization.

To use the new feature, you mustsimply create a “story,” add a special donation sticker, and identify the organization. You can also add stickers, photos, signatures, etc. here.

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Thirdly, Instagram intends to develop tradeinside its platform and added the ability to tag shoes, clothing, accessories and other products in photos. To make a purchase, you just need to click on the image and follow the link. This innovation will begin testing next week.

In addition, as we wrote earlier, Instagram wantsremove the like counter under posts so that users care about the content itself, and not how many likes it gets. The new interface will be tested in Canada.

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Let us remind you that changes to Facebook and Messenger were also announced at the conference.