Facebook is also adding one-to-one communication, another key component of Snap's social offering, rather than the one-to-many social model Facebook employs for its main social network.
Once you open the camera, you'll find Facebook's other new Snapchat-like features, including filters that can be added to images.
Additionally, the social media firm indicated that it is aligning with brands to develop masks for forthcoming movies like Alien: Covenant, Depicable Me 3, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Power Rangers, Wonder Woman and Smurfs: The Lost Village.
Facebook also introduced Facebook Stories in the main Facebook app, which lets end-users share multiple photos and videos as part of a visual collection atop News Feed.
User can create Facebook Stories by swiping left to right on the home page, while Stories of their friends can be seen at the top of their feeds.
Snapchat, which recently floated on the United States stock market, is also known for its time-limited photos and videos, which self-destruct in seconds or within a day of being sent. The content disappears from Direct once the conversation ends.
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The new features began rolling out to iOS and Android users on Tuesday. Years ago, Facebook was rebuffed when it tried to purchase the popular company pioneering camera-first sharing. Those come in the form of new camera effects and new ways to share your photos and videos on Facebook.
Beyond that, Facebook has partnered with a number of major films to bring new masks to its camera. The app allows you to add a text caption or doodle.
With Direct, you can share your photos and videos with specific friends. To take photos and videos for Direct or Stories, you have to launch Facebook Camera.
Snapchat, it is worth a mention, invented the much-loved feature named "Stories" on its platform, and millions of fans went gaga over it.
How is Facebook Stories different from others?