Facebook and Instagram Stories open to sharing from other apps

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"This new filter hides comments containing attacks on a person's appearance or character, as well as threats to a person's well-being or health", the Instagram team wrote Tuesday.

Today, we're announcing plans to build Clear History.

Oh, and stickers are coming if you're interested in that sort of thing.

In other Instagram news, the company is also making it easier for you to share content from other apps.

Instagram is rolling out a slew of new features to bring Stories and chats to the next level.

Instagram, in case you forgot, is one of those and Facebook said that a bunch of big features are on the way, like sharing from 3rd party apps to Stories, letting 3rd parties make face filters, and a full-blown video chatting experience. You won't have to connect your Instagram account to either app in order to access the feature and you can send your post to either your story or someone in your DMs.

Instagram video chat is going to go live in the next few weeks, the Facebook-owned company has confirmed today.

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The firm is also rolling out new interactive camera effects, and has overhauled its Explore tab to organize content into 'topic channels'.

Starting first with WhatsApp, the communications tool is finally getting support for group video calls. Using this feature will not display posts from the selected profiles until, of course, you choose to unmute.

'That means you turn any video into a National Basketball Association dunkcam or add a cloud of hearts and Pomeranians to fluff up your photo, ' Instagram says. The AR effects from them will roll out in the coming weeks, and Instagram expects to announce other partners soon.

Notably, users will be able to minimize the video and continue video chatting while using Instagram simultaneously. At launch, translations from English to Spanish (and vice-versa) will be available in Marketplace conversations taking place in the US. It helped Instagram avoid some of Facebook's problems, like viral fake news.

Watch the full keynote here.

It was through a tweet by Jane Manchun Wong, the photos sharing application is testing it's latest feature where the user can react to the stories of other users.

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