Instagram launches Boomerang, an app for 1-second videos
Instagram has blessed the world with its version of short, looping videos. And it’s serious about short.
Instagram announced a new app, Boomerang, which lets users create looping videos that are just one second long. The Facebook-owned company shared the news in a post on its blog on Thursday.
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The app takes a burst of photos, stitching them together to create a one-second long video that can be shared on Instagram or Facebook. As the name suggests, videos play forwards and backwards, letting users create fun motion effects.