For the initial time, Snapchat is supposedly recognized to get inspired by one feature of Instagram. The feature dubbed as Boomerang has been very well-liked amongst Instagram consumers. It makes a looping effect by playing videos backward and forward incessantly.
As reported by the media, Snapchat is presently testing the new video function below the name “Bounce.” The function is being experimented in the beta edition of the application.
Fascinatingly, Snapchat already permits its consumers to generate looping clips through a function included a year ago. On the other hand, the feature does not create boomerang effect of Instagram. The new Bounce function will probably assist bridge the crack.
Bounce will be obtainable together with the other video features on Snapchat that might be used employing a slider. The slider will assist consumers choose that part of the video that they wish to be looped or bounced. The chosen part will then play backward and forward incessantly.
As per Mashable, Snapchat has not disclosed when the function will be launched out, but one of the company’s spokesperson has verified that the function is being experimented.
On a similar note, the photo-messaging application has rolled out a SnapKit developer platform. This permits consumers to sign-in to other applications with Snapchat. The function is quite akin features to developer features of Facebook, cluing that Snapchat is increasing up its efforts to remain relevant.
The “Snap Kit” has 4 integration choices comprising the login kit, creative kit, story kit, and bitmoji kit each with unique and different features. The creative kit will permit applications to incorporate their own filters, stickers, high scores, links, workout status and more into the camera of Snap. The bitmoji kit will allow users express themselves employing their bitmoji stickers. The story kit “will allow participating applications to implant publicly shared “Snapchat Stories” on their personal sites to display to their societies.