Facebook Live Photos has been implemented. But it’s not yet available to all global users. In 2016, however, any user who is using an iOS 9 can take advantage and experience live photos using their Facebook mobile app.
Still Images into Video
The latest smartphones of Apple offer users an ability to turn still images into a video. However, sharing options are very limited. But Facebook will change that by adding Apple’s Live Photos to its iPhone and iPad mobile apps.
In September 2015, Live Photos feature was first introduced by Apple when it released the iPhone 6s. The feature allows capturing three-second video clips from a still image. It can be recorded by selecting “Live” button while you shoot a photo. The camera starts to record 1.5 seconds before and after a still image. You may view the live photo through the 3D Touch Feature.
With this implementation of Facebook, your profile will be more animated. When it starts on Monday, you can instantly upload your moving photos to your Facebook profile for everyone to see, i.e. if you’re one of the few people who could try the feature first.
The latest feature will not only allow you to upload your three-second photo/movie, but your profile photo will also be animated.
The integration of Live Photos should be a huge success when it comes to profile innovation. The ability to post moving photos on Facebook should be as popular as GIFs. This latest feature has caused an industry stir, instead of a consumer excitement. However, the latest update should provide iPhone users a reason to be delighted as they can use their Live Photos in a new way.
Earlier this year, the social networking giant released a profile video feature. Unfortunately, it didn’t become a hit. However, the integration of Apple software should give moving profile picture a huge boost.
What are Live Photos?
It’s a feature that combines a still photo and a video that can go up to 1.5 seconds, before and after the picture is capture. When you do use this feature, you should remember that it takes twice the memory capacity than a regular still photo. The integration of this feature to Facebook (and other social media soon) will give consumers a serious reason to take advantage of using Live Photos.
How to upload a Live Photo on Facebook?
It’s as easy as posting a regular picture. If you’re one of the lucky few to experience the feature on Monday, you just need to click Photo on the mobile app. Then, select the Live Photos that you wish to share from your Camera Roll. Tap the button that says “Live.” It ensures that the photo will be uploaded in Live format. Before clicking the Post button, try adding a caption.
How about Instagram?
Facebook didn’t say a word whether this feature will also be available on Instagram. But experts believe that it will be soon available to draw more users onto the apps.
Facebook Live Photos feature will be available on every Apple device that runs on iOS 9.