Instagram’s Hyperlapse update: use of front camera added


Instagram on Thursday announced an update to its Hyperlapse app (currently only for iOS).

Now, Hyperlapse users with the updated app can use their phone’s front-facing camera to take time-lapse videos.

An Instagram spokesperson described the update:

Creating a #selfielapse is as simple as tapping an icon on the app’s home screen, which toggles between the front- and rear-facing cameras. As before, a Hyperlapse video can be shared directly to your Instagram or Facebook account, or simply saved to your smartphone’s camera roll to access later.

The update also includes improvements for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Currently, the most popular video created with the app belongs to National Geographic photographer David Guttenfelder.

Readers: If you have Hyperlapse,  how are you enjoying it so far?

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