“Capture a friend jumping off a diving board, defying physics as she flies back and forth through the air”, teased Instgram on their blog. “Get that exact moment your friend blows out his birthday candles, then watch them come back to life again and again,”
The photo bursts that are stitched together into a mini video, are played forward and backward. Once satisfied with the Boomerang, users post it on Instagram. Boomerang is in direct competition with Apple’s new Live Photos feature found on iPhone 6s Plus.
I played around with the app, Friday morning; Typing on laptop. Check. Channelling Elvis. Check. The morning coffee pour. Check. Just wait till I get to the bar and create the obligatory #Cometogether Blue Jays Boomerang.