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Facebook Stories updates with Boomerang and AR features

Facebook Stories updates with Boomerang and AR features

At the time, the company said that it was planning to build ways to bring the created 3D content and objects into the real world using AR, and 3D drawing could be the platform's first moves in that direction.

The 3D drawing feature, as what the company calls it, allows users make doodles on the screen and combine the drawings with the real world.

Facebook has just added Instagram's Boomerang feature in its Stories feature allowing users to create looping GIFs.

Also in Facebook-stories want to replace the endless gifty to the function of the boomerang as in Instagram. Whatever you draw also stays static and does not disappear even if you move the camera away.

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The feature is only available with a gradient brush as it rolls out over the next few weeks, but Facebook plans to add more brushes. Further, the reports from web suggest that the technology behind the AR feature can also sense corners and objects in space, and can also detect walls and tables.

The second tool launched by the social media behemoth is Boomerang. It will not work, for example, in low light conditions and if the software is unsure of the object.

The stories in Facebook soon it will be possible to draw 3D pictures using the tool of augmented reality. Users will then be able to wrap around their scribbles around the objects, but the technology is still far from flawless. Instagram's Stories feature is a Snapchat clone, but sees much higher user engagement, according to Engadget. This also means that flash photography is not supported by the new feature, on account of it harshly affecting the lighting captured in the image. Yes, there are millions of Facebook users who are making use of this Facebook Stories on a daily basis.

If we talk about this particular Stories feature on Facebook, it has not been successful as Instagram or Snapchat.


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