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Facebook Messenger update introduces new selfie mode and AR stickers

1 month ago   |   By Phone Arena

Facebook announced its Messenger app has been improved with a couple of new camera-centric features such as selfie mode and Boomerang support. Moreover, Messenger users will be able to add AR stickers in their photos and videos.
The update is quite important for Apple fans who own older iPhone models that don't include the Portrait mode feature introduced with the iPhone 7 Plus launch. Even if your iPhone doesn't have dual cameras, Messenger will be able to produce a selfie solely through software means.
Just make sure that you choose the new Selfie mode from the ...
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Facebook Messenger is adding a new skin-smoothing selfie mode to its camera

Facebook Messenger is adding a new skin-smoothing selfie mode to its camera

1 month ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

About a month after app researcher extraordinaire Jane Manchun Wong tweeted out one of the latest of her many scoops - that Facebook Messenger is testing a selfie mode for its camera that includes skin softening and bokeh effects - Facebook is making it official.
The social media giant is rolling out a Messenger update starting Monday morning for a majority of its users around the world that includes a slew of new features for the camera within the standalone messaging app. Among those additions are new stickers, filters, a Boomerang video looping effect and the aforementioned selfie mode.
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Facebook Messenger adds Boomerang, selfie mode in holiday update - CNET

Facebook Messenger adds Boomerang, selfie mode in holiday update - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

You'll find new AR stickers and filters too.
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Facebook Messenger's camera fakes portrait mode photos

1 month ago   |   By Engadget

Facebook Messenger's camera just caught up to Instagram's in a few key areas, and then some. To start, you can snap software-based portrait mode photos - if you don't have a dual-camera phone , you can still get th...
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Facebook introduces Boomerang support and selfie mode for Messenger

Facebook introduces Boomerang support and selfie mode for Messenger

1 month ago   |   By The Verge

Facebook today announced a host of new camera features for its Messenger app. As well as native support for looping Boomerang videos, there's also a Selfie mode that automatically blurs out the background, and an augmented reality feature that lets you place Messenger's stickers in your photos and videos.
These new additions mean that Facebook Messenger now has five different camera modes - normal, video, text, boomerang, and selfie - just two months after Facebook announced a big Messenger redesign with a key emphasis on simplicity. At least they're well integrated into the interface, on...
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