Instagram Bolt: Another Snapchat competitor?

Instagram appear to have accidentally posted a link to its new "one tap photo messaging" app, Bolt, inside Instagram for Android. Tapping the "free" button led to an error page in the Google Play Store store.

By Alex Choros

Instagram appear to have accidentally posted a link to its new "one tap photo messaging" app, Bolt, inside Instagram for Android. Tapping the "free" button led to an error page in the Google Play Store store.

According to The Verge, a small number of Android users briefly saw the banner within the Instagram app. One user reported it was visible in his feed for about 15 minutes.

The description "one tap photo messaging" suggests that Bolt is much more in line with Snapchat than Facebook's recently launched Slingshot, which requires users send a photo in order to view the one they received.

Source: The Verge

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