Facebook Messenger Now Has Snapchat Like Camera, Another Shot

    Snapchat has been hit very badly especially by Facebook and Facebook-owned Instagram. And now by Facebook Messenger. Facebook Messenger is one the fastest growing Facebook-owned services and now, Facebook added a camera feature that looks a lot similar to Snapchat.

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    Facebook has added “Messenger Camera” to its messenger service, which allows users to exchange photos with text, doodles, stickers, illustrated frames and animated effects. This feature is rolling out to iOS and Android globally.

    Facebook Messenger Camera

    Facebook is testing a much similar in-app camera in Ireland. Messenger Camera is meant to make it faster, simpler, and more fun to send and receive photos and videos. Well, there is a difference Facebook has kept apart from copying Snapchat’s idea is photos exchanged via Messenger Camera does not disappear after they are sent.

    Still, there are many similarities which directly links up the resemblance of Snapchat’s idea. Addition to the standard text, doodle, stickers, and emoji, you can also add your photos. Yes, Messenger Camera includes the animated “masks” (much like Snapchat selfie lenses) which is taken from Facebook-owned MSQRD (known for selfie masking, the first step from Facebook towards to copy the idea of Snapchat).

    Facebook Messenger Camera also includes a set of effects that makes photos look like Prisma style art, which is powered by Facebook’s own AI-powered style transfer.

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    Once the Facebook Messenger Camera goes live, it will get a sure placement on the app’s home screen, which also acts a prominent shutter button to add or snap and upload a photo instantly. Welcome to the snappers world!

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