Instagram Testing New Features for Boomerangs, Stories and More


Instagram Stories is loved by millions of users of the platform who make use of this feature on a daily basis. The stories feature is gaining more popularity day by day as Instagram continuously upgrades its new features and functions. Today, Instagram found testing new features for the stories section.

According to reports, Instagram is testing new features and functions that will add a new layout mode, new boomerangs and redesigned icons. There will be a whole new layout of Instagram’s Stories section and the icons within the app will be redesigned. Basically, they will acquire a simpler design to make the interface more reliable.

A popular reverse engineering expert,  Jane Manchun Wong, has shared the testing features of Instagram on Twitter. He has shared all the information about Instagram’s new features which are being tested by a bunch of users. Jane Manchun Wong has a good track record of finding unreleased features from popular apps.

Apart from Twitter, Wong has also put all the details on his own blog with more details where we can see all the changes that could probably be made by Instagram with the next update. You can check out the embedded tweet and official blog post from the given links for more details.

The Stories will get a brand-new layout mode that will work exactly like Instagram’s layout app. This will let users create photo collages with instant sharing option to the feed. The new Boomerangs are also under the test that will have five different options for the users. Once you select the Boomerang option from the Stories section, you will have five more options to choose the layout. This will make your stories look more interactive.

Apart from the different Boomerangs, there will be an option to change the speed of the story with a faster or slower speed. Everything will be up to you and you will have more power to post your stories.

These new features are currently being tested and there are no words on the official launch of the new update. We will let you know more about it soon.

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