BeReal has become popular for its mechanics: giving users just two minutes at a random time of day to take photos.
Instagram doesn’t just have to worry about the growth of TikTok . Another social network that is gaining traction is BeReal , which has been dubbed the “ anti-Instagram ”.
BeReal seeks that the content that is uploaded by its users is the least elaborated and/or sanitized.
For this reason, the app chooses a random time of day to send an alert: users will have just two minutes to take photos of what they are doing at that moment.
BeReal also uses the front camera and the rear camera.
Is Instagram creating a clone of BeReal?
And it seems that BeReal has not gone unnoticed after having reached the first place in downloads in the Apple App Store .
Leaker Alessandro Paluzzi found “ IG Candid ,” a feature Instagram is working on .
#Instagram is working on IG Candid Challenges, a feature inspired by @BeReal_App 👀
ℹ️ Add other’s IG Candid to your story tray. And everyday at a different time, get a notification to capture and share a Photo in 2 Minutes. pic.twitter.com/caTCgUPtEV
— Alessandro Paluzzi (@alex193a) August 22, 2022
The prototype of “ IG Candid ” will allow adding other users to the stories tray. Every day, at a different time, users will receive a notification to capture and share a photo within two minutes.
“This feature is an internal prototype and is not being tested externally,” a Meta spokesperson said, confirming the existence of “ IG Candid .”
Instagram and its pattern of copying functions
This would not be the first copy of BeReal functions by Instagram . Let’s remember that you just added the option of dual shots.
Instagram also added Reels “inspired” by TikTok and Stories are something we first encountered on Snapchat