Instagram launches “Hyperlapse” app

Instagram has this evening launched a new app - "Hyperlapse" is designed for creating short timelapse videos. Apparently the way it works is by slowing the frame rate at which video is recorded, so that when you play it back events happen much quicker. It also appears to apply some smoothing algorithms (not unlike this)…

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James O'MalleyInstagram launches “Hyperlapse” app

Why is Instagram launching Direct Messaging?

Yesterday Instagram held a big press conference, in which they announced the ability to send photos as direct messages to other users – calling the new feature Instagram Direct – but why are they doing it? To answer this question,…

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James O'MalleyWhy is Instagram launching Direct Messaging?