Facebook Releases Camera App that’s Identical to Instagram

Less than two months after announcing its plans to acquire photo app company Instagram for $1 billion, Facebook has released an iOS app that looks and functions almost identically to Instagram’s, reports Mashable.

The new app, Facebook Camera, looks and feels like Instagram, but works to offer several addediphone 150x150 Facebook Releases Camera App thats Identical to Instagram bonuses to the current Facebook photo uploading for iPhone and iPod touch users. Now, instead of only being able to upload one photo at a time, the new Facebook Camera app allows users to upload multiple photos simultaneously to Facebook. And just like Instagram, users can rotate, crop and add filters to your photos.  Users can also see a feed of their friends’ pictures in one place directly with the app.

Does this sound like an app you’d want to use? Has Facebook created one too many apps at this point? Or will this come as a welcomed change to the world of photo uploading and sharing? Jury’s out Facebook, show us what you’ve got!

To read the full article, visit http://mashable.com/2012/05/24/facebook-camera-app.

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About Kelsey Owen

Kelsey Owen is the Director of Communications and Public Affairs for the Better Business Bureau serving Metro Washington DC and Eastern PA (@BBB_DCPA). Prior to December 2014, Kelsey was the Communications and Marketing Coordinator for the Council of Better Business Bureaus based out of Arlington, VA. Kelsey graduated from Denison University with a degree in economics and communication and holds a master's degree in media entrepreneurship from American University.