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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 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 now lets anyone make their own Snapchat-like photo frame - The Verge

Facebook continues to flesh out its in-app camera features, releasing a new tool that lets members of the public create and submit their own custom photo frames for others to use. Like Snapchat's geo-filters, the frames have to surround — but not ...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 »

'We are going after our future readers' – Snapchat Discover and Facebook Live experiments at WSJ -

Journalists at The Wall Street Journal have been experimenting with Facebook Live and Snapchat Discover in the last year in order to engage with new, younger audiences on social media. "Snapchat tells us there are 150 million daily users of the ...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 »