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  • Writer's pictureRogier Visser, Founder Roundabout social

Snapchat is testing new features (that Instagram has had for months)

Snapchat has clearly fallen behind Instagram when it comes to user growth. In order to catch up, the app is testing a bunch of features like a timer, camera grid, and portrait mode.

The finding comes from app researcher Jane Manchun Wong, who took to Twitterto share screenshots of the new features.

Portrait photos are in vogue, and Snapchat users will surely want to have this feature in the app as soon as possible. Wong posted a tweet that shows Snapchat’s redesign camera UI to place these functions on the right-hand side. Instagram introduced this feature back in April with “Focus mode,” so Snapchat is clearly way behind in including it in the app.

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