If you're an avid Snapchat user and you wouldn't trade your location stickers for the world, we can agree to disagree. Instagram just unveiled a bunch of new stickers for users to choose from as they dress up their Instagram Stories.
Instagram is currently testing the new stickers in select cities such as New York City and Jakarta. If deemed successful, the vibrant new location stickers (or "geostickers") will be rolled out in other cities.
The new update is available in the latest version of Instagram (10.11) for Apple and Android devices.
The photo-sharing platform issued a statement about the new geostickers, saying,
It doesn't seem like Instagram will be letting up on their relentless Snapchat attack, and the company's latest move is proof.
The press release reads,
Uh-oh, Snapchat! I think you better watch your ass. According to TechCrunch,
According to TechCrunch, Instagram Stories has already generated 150 million daily users. That's said to be significantly more than Snapchat's user count for a similar feature.
TechCrunch's Josh Constine reported,
The 'Gram doesn't seem to be showing any mercy after straight-up jacking Snapchat's whole style. It's hard out here for a tech company, huh?