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Facebook's Snapchat-style Stories and Effects are live. Here's how to use them -

Facebook is merging ever closer with Snapchat with the full roll-out of its Facebook Camera, Effects, Stories and Direct tools. Starting this week on iOS and Android, Facebook's Camera can be accessed by tapping on the camera icon in the top left ...and more »

This is getting silly now: Facebook is copying another Snapchat feature - The Guardian

Facebook clearly felt like 13 clone attempts could be unlucky, though, so it raced ahead with its 14th. Alex Hern · @alexhern. Fri 9 Dec 2016 04.49 EST Last modified on Tue 21 Feb 2017 12.07 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email.and more »

Facebook's new tool lets anyone create custom profile frames - TechCrunch

Facebook is launching a series of new features to help people customize their photos and videos in the social network's continuing battle with Snapchat, an app that put the camera, photos and video at the front-and-center of social interactions. Today ...and more »

Facebook is copying Snapchat's geofilters by letting people make their own camera 'frames' - Business Insider

Facebook is taking yet another page out of Snapchat's playbook by letting people create their own location-based camera filters. Starting Thursday, Facebook users in select countries will be able to make custom camera "frames" that others can overlay ...and more »

Facebook launches new graphic and text frames for profile pictures - BBC News

Facebook's giving its users the option to add graphics and text to their profile pictures. In what looks like a move to keep up with Snapchat, users can create their own style of frame and share it with friends. The Camera Effects Platform will allow ...and more »

Facebook Camera Effects Platform Launched for Snapchat-Like Frames on Photos, Videos - NDTV

Facebook has introduced a new feature that lets you add and design a frame for your photos and videos. The social giant has launched a new Camera Effects Platform that allows users to create new frames from scratch, and then use them while uploading ...and more »

Another Snapchat feature is coming to Facebook - Mashable

Stop me if you've heard this one: Facebook is adding a feature that looks like it was lifted straight from Snapchat. Facebook "location frames" are its answer to Snapchat's geofilters. But don't expect them to appear in your Facebook app before ...and more »

Facebook's Camera Effects Platform: A Snapchat Copycat? - Gospel Herald

Facebook gets on with the photo frame frenzy and releases a new feature where users can customize their own photos with frames, captions and drawings. This is a big upgrade from a profile photo frame customization feature launched back in 2015. Now ...and more »

Facebook Releases Tool For Custom Photo And Video Frames: Another Page From Snapchat's Playbook? - Tech Times

It seems that when Facebook is about to make some tweaks on its platform or plan to introduce a service, the go-to place for its creative team is not the brainstorming room. Instead, they head straight to Snapchat. This is demonstrated in the recent ...and more »

Facebook tests letting anyone upload Snapchat-like photo frames - The Next Web

Facebook is taking another page out of Snapchat's book. As noted by TechCrunch, the company has started testing a feature that would let anyone make photo frames for profile pictures, although the test is currently limited to a few countries. Basically ...and more »