BeReal: discover the social network that shows the “sincere” side of people – Tecnologia

You can solely publish one publish per day on BeReal (photograph: Reproduction / BeReal)

Imagine a social network the place there aren’t any filters or retouching and you may solely publish as soon as a day and also you solely have two minutes to take an image. This is a BeReal app, launched in France in 2020. The Loyalty social network has captured the consideration of customers round the world and gained the most downloaded app in the United States.

In March, BeReal reached 10 million every day lively customers worldwide. In the identical month final yr, there have been a bit of greater than 100,000 functions. In the final 28 days, roughly 413.1 thousand BeReal have been downloaded from the Play Store in Brazil, together with solely Android customers. In the second quarter of this yr, the nation had the third highest progress in downloads, with a 2,803.3% enhance in comparison with the earlier quarter.

Registration may be very easy: you enter your title, date of start and telephone quantity. The app will ship a verification code to your gadget, and after coming into that quantity, you will select your username. Then you need to use the social network.

The operation of the utility can be confidential. Once a day, all customers will obtain a BeReal message at a random time. When you click on on a message, the digicam opens and you’ve got two minutes to report what’s occurring. The recording is made by the entrance and rear cameras of the cell phone. You can see your folks’ images solely after you ship your message.

The network additionally has a “RealMoji” function the place you possibly can react to different customers’ posts by taking photos that mimic the emojis.

RealMoji resource
The RealMoji function permits the person to emulate emojis to answer to messages (photograph: Reproduction / BeReal)

BeReal’s success upsets opponents

With the success of BeReal, TikTok has determined to launch a brand new app referred to as TikTok Now. The app launched final Thursday (15/9) in the United States and has already landed in Brazil. It invitations the person to share distinctive on a regular basis moments with out filtering or modifying.

The social network sends the message as soon as a day, when it’s revealed. When a person clicks on a message, they’ve three minutes to take a ten-second photograph or video utilizing the entrance and rear cameras. Like BeReal, TikTok Now permits customers to see their mates’ posts provided that they share a photograph or video that day.

In addition, Instagram is testing new performance akin to BeReal and TikTok Now. Called “Open Challenges” in Portuguese, the innovation affords customers two minutes to publish a photograph with the back and front digicam with none sort of filter.

Currently, Instagram has a “twin” function the place you possibly can report content material with two cameras at the identical time. This function was launched after BeReal grew.

In the “double” announcement, Instagram head Adam Mosseri additionally highlighted different options coming to the platform, akin to video integration, templates and improved remix performance.

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