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Instagram Removes Hyperlapse, Boomerang Apps From App Store, Play Store

Instagram is continuing its spring cleaning after dropping support for the IGTV application. Instagram quietly removed two of its stand-alone applications from the Apple App Store and Google Play: time-lapse video creation app Hyperlapse, which debuted in 2014, and looping video creation app Boomerang, released the following year. TechCrunch notes that Instagram removed the Hyperlapse and Boomerang...

Instagram Launches Boomerang: Create Easy 1-Second Video Loops

Instagram has announced Boomerang, a new app for iPhone and Android users to create 1-second video loops, essentially GIFs. The app works by taking 5 burst photos and looping them together (without audio), so they are different than Vines or even Apple’s Live Photos. The goal of this simple app is to spice up the...