Facebook Stories will now add Instagram's Boomerang feature and AR drawings

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Such a tool would make it easier for people to move to competing photo social networks, much like Facebook's own Download Your Information tool, which has been touted as a way to #DeleteFacebook.

Facebook is also bringing Instagram's Boomerang feature to Stories.

Today in updates that no one asked for, Facebook is updating its Facebook Stories features in its app with two new features, Boomerang support and AR drawings. This new feature lets you add AR based doodles before recording your Facebook stories.

"We wanted to give people an easy way to create with augmented reality and draw in the world around them", said John Barnett, a Camera Product Manager in Facebook.

Apart from the new features, Facebook is also making the panel larger and adding a camera window in the status composer.

Facebook has been working on pushing into the AR sector for a while now.

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Also in Facebook-stories want to replace the endless gifty to the function of the boomerang as in Instagram.

The details of this feature are yet to be finalized and Instagram did not go into any detail at the moment.

Facebook has been pushing its Stories tool aggressively, despite a muted response from users. Given that it has more users than Snapchat, the pioneer of vanishing posts, Facebook will have an even harder time convincing the people to use its platform and cross-post to Instagram instead.

The stories in Facebook soon it will be possible to draw 3D pictures using the tool of augmented reality. The company established brand partnerships for Facebook Stories in October previous year and has also considered letting users create stories from the desktop website in the hopes of attracting more engagement.

Stories section is available not only on Facebook, the same Stories section which was first available on Snapchat is now available on Facebook, Facebook Messenger and Instagram.

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