Instagram Stories is secretly testing a new text feature

Looks like the end is near for Snapchat.. Or not? A new Feature is rumored to be coming to Instagram and it is a unique one.

Introducing "type", a new feature that'll let users share text-based clips instead of photos or videos. The Next Web first spotted the feature back in December when it rolled out to a select group of private users in Japan, and now it appears Instagram is testing it on some users in Europe as well.

According to the report, the Type feature shows up as an option alongside the usual features like Boomerang, Superzoom, and Rewind. As you can see in the video below, the feature also comes with several fonts to pick from, including one in neon cursive:

At this stage the feature is still in Beta and hasn't been given a release date as of yet.

For now it looks like the war between Snapchat and Instagram is going to keep on growing, here's hoping Snap chat can bring some fire because hey we aren't complaining.


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