Instagram has been discovered testing several upgrades to stories that include a layout mode, new boomerangs, and redesigned icons.
This test was found by figuring out master Jane Manchun Wong, whose track record for finding unreleased features is top-notch.
In the screen capture Wong shared on Twitter you can see the new icons and a few of the layout choices.
Wong broadly expounds on every one of these highlights on her blog which also contains more screenshots.
New Layout Mode
The new layout mode for stories works like Instagram’s Layouts application, which allows users to create photo collages and share them on their main feed.
Layouts for stories lets users create collages either by taking photos with the stories camera or uploading photos from their camera roll.
Instagram is testing new kinds of boomerangs, giving users 5 additional alternatives to browse. Quite a step up from the current one-size-fits-all boomerang mode.
After recording a boomerang, clients can set it to do various things toward the part of the arrangement like interruption or squirm. There are additionally choices to make the account move quicker and slower.
These highlights are simply being tried right now, however, given how far along being developed they are it appears to be likely they will get an official release sooner than later.
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