Instagram adds video chat to its host of features

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Currently, you can only reply to other users' stories by sending messages.

On another front, Instagram is testing a group video chat feature, which it plans to roll out globally soon.

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Facebook is working with apps on building integrations that will allow users to share their content directly to Stories on Facebook and Instagram.

In addition to group video calling, WhatsApp will also be offering support for stickers in the months ahead, Facebook revealed later in a blog post. We plan to expand this feature and gradually roll out M suggestions for translations to people using Messenger in the U.S. in the coming weeks. This will give friends a new way to interact with each other in Instagram. To access it, users can tap on a new camera at the top of any direct message thread. Video calls can be minimized, too, so you can keep browsing Instagram or chatting with others while in the video call.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a new video chatting feature coming to Instagram. The company said that more apps will be integrated with Instagram in the future. Once it's added, you can edit the content before sharing it in a Story. Content will now organized into "topic channels", created to let users browse across their interests, instead of clumping recommended posts in a single view. The goal of the makeover is to connect users with hashtags and content that they will like.

For example, Instagrammers will be able to try out Kylie Jenner's favorite lipstick colors in their selfies; add a cloud of hearts and Pomeranians from Jiffpom; or turn any video into an NBA "DunkCam" moment.

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Instagram will also add AR camera effects that were brought to Facebook past year. Later this year, you'll be able to discover and join new groups through the tab. There, you'll see an option to share what you're listening to. However, you can share things you find directly to whomever you're chatting with. "It's awesome how many of these tools are about bringing us together". We know, many people already do this by simply taking screenshots of their music and pulling the image from their camera roll; however, this new feature will not only save users time, it'll also save some much-needed storage space.