Facebook's New Camera App Is Almost Exactly Like Instagram
May 25, 2012 12:34
Facebook's got something new today and they dropped a new photo-sharing app for the iPhone and iPod Touch called Facebook Camera.
Say, doesn't this look familiar. Is this why Facebook spent a billion bucks on Instagram? It's new offering is so similar to the recent acquisition and it's pegged as a tool to upload and share pictures on the social network. The Facebook Camera includes 15 filters and various basic editing and cropping options.
The only difference is that these shots go straight into Facebook rather than being added to an Instagram account. And you can also post multiple photos at one time. A Facebook rep said that they "can see elements in Camera working their way into the main app".
Here's an interesting way to test the iPhone 6's optical image stabilization: these guys are using a vibrator. They attach the phone to one and start taking pictures. What will the results be like? Read more