Instagram Takes Inspiration from BeReal with New Test Features


This is BeReal, the fast-growing new app which sends out a prompt to users at a random time each day, asking them to share a selfie of what they’re up to at that time, with a 2-minute time limit to respond:

This is Instagram’s recently added ‘Dual’ camera feature:

Instagram Dual Camera Mode

This is Instagram’s latest feature in testing, according to a finding by app researcher Alessandro Paluzzi:

Instagram 'Candid' mode

And so it goes.

Source:, originally published on 2022-08-22 16:29:10