Instagram Supplements Additional Features for Stickers as Stories Daily Active Users Surpass Snapchat
The Instagram version 10.16 for iOS devices has rolled out new features for stickers in the photo-sharing app. Not only does it allow you to turn your selfie into a sticker, but you also can pin a sticker to a specific spot of a random video. Besides, you can simply find your recently-used stickers just by a swipe as well as use geo-stickers in four new cities. Up to recently, there are over 200 million fans of Instagram Stories, which outnumbers Snapchat. Here are detailedly some new features in this update.
Turn your selfie into a sticker
Instead of old-fashioned stickers, now it is possible for you to use unique stickers relied on your selfies. To demonstrate a new sticker with a camera icon whiling taking photos or videos, you just need to tap a smiley face to capture a mini-selfie. After that, you can edit your selfie sticker to your liking by adjusting its size or applying different frame styles.
In case you would like to decorate your videos with unique stickers, you simply tap and hold a sticker at the same time. Next, you can move it to any specific spots and to confirm a point, then you tap Pin to finish. Remember that you can pin works with many types such as text, normal stickers, and selfie stickers as well.
Geostickers in four new cities
A month ago, geostickers was enabled by Instagram for users in both Jakarta and New York City. In the time coming, tourists together with citizens in Chicago, London, Madrid and Tokyo will soon get geostickers for their city which are created by local users and display the artist’s username.
In the circumstance that your city is also supported by geostickers, you will certainly notice relevant ones at the top when tapping the sticker icon. Moreover, you can come across other stickers if you visit selected neighborhoods and landmarks. These stickers are considered as visual accessories, which show your current place and make your Story more impressive.
Recently-used stickers, countdown timer and more
Thanks to the Instagram version 10.16 for iOS devices, you are able to access your recently-used stickers simply by swiping. But you still need to tap the smiley face icon and swipe right to browse your recently used stickers. Last but not least, to activate a countdown timer, you just have to hold the capture button while taking videos in Instagram’s hands-free mode.