Instagram video chat and new AR camera effects available today

Instagram video chat

At the beginning of last month, Instagram revealed a host of updates that would soon be available on the app. Nearly two months later, those updates have finally arrived, highlighted by a video chat feature that will make it even harder for Instagram users to tear themselves away from the app for more than a few minutes at a time.

There are a few other features worth mentioning, but video chat is going to be the one many users will want to test out first. In order to start a video chat, all you have to do is head to Instagram Direct (that paper airplane icon at the top right of the app), open a message with a friend or a group of up to three other friends, and tap on the new blue camera icon in the top right corner of the screen. Your friends will receive a call and can answer to join.

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