Guides to AR in social media, interviews with Creators, tips for marketers and influencers

Spark AR Segmentation Challenge Summary

Two days ago Spark AR Creators announced the winners of the second Spark AR Community Challenge. This time, creators were given a task of developing an effect using the segmentation feature, which enables users to distinguish a person from the scenery. It can be used, for example, to create effects changing a background or placing […]

News Feed AR ads

AR ads in News Feed is Facebook’s functionality yet-to-come which has already been tested by a few brands during the last year. It presents itself as the next stage of the development of social media AR, pushed by two main contributors: Facebook and Snapchat. After the announcement of Messenger & Instagram branded AR effects during […]

First Look at F8 2019 – Joining & AR Schedule

Last year’s F8 Facebook Developer Conference was a big deal for AR, especially with the announcement of Instagram and Messenger branded AR effects platforms. It looks like during the upcoming F8 2019 Conference, Augmented Reality will maintain its important role in the further development of Facebook’s ‘Family of apps’ (consisting of WhatsApp, Instagram, Messenger and […]

Valentine’s Day AR Collection

Thanks to Spark AR Community, we’ve managed to make a collection of this year’s Valentine’s Day Facebook & Instagram Camera Effects. Congratulations to all of the contributors!   Diamond Hearts by Andrew Yanchurevich & Hearts by Carole Pavina Valentine’s Day by Lukas Graham & Valentines by Allan Berger Flickering Hearts by Jerzy Pilch & Heart […]

AR + Messenger: What Will Be (Part 1)

F8 2018 Conference: back to the future Sometimes, in order to see the future, we have to take a look back. This is the case when we want to talk about Facebook Messenger custom Camera Effects. Announced in detail and with a few case studies during the 2018 F8 Conference, the integration of AR with […]

Christmas AR Gathering

We all know that Christmas provides a huge boost for marketing activations. So, from the business viewpoint, Christmas time is a perfect opportunity for boosting sales and building a positive image. On the other hand, consumers might get fed up with the overwhelming amounts of similar content surrounding them both in the streets and on […]

Spark AR Community Challenge Winners

Over two months ago Spark AR Studio has become available on Instagram. Any of the Spark AR Creators could apply to be a part of beta (and still can, here). Following this, Spark AR Community’s Admins announced a contest, the Spark AR Community Challenge, for the best Instagram Camera Effect. The participants had a chance […]

Snap Camera: Snapchat Filters on Your Desktop

Snap Camera is an app available for Windows & Mac which brings Snapchat lenses into your desktop. It allows you to browse through thousands of lenses, both official and custom (made by Creators in Lens Studio), and then use them in video chats and live streams. Let us take a quick tour through the functionalities […]

Scariest Halloween AR Effects

Here we would like to show you some of the best Halloween Facebook Camera Effects. Not all of them are scary, but they’re surely worth sharing! Each holiday presents marketers with different opportunities for fan engagement. Pumpkins, monsters, witches and skulls are things that are to be used during Halloween, so they’re all below. Enjoy […]

3000 Lenses Are Here

It’s been six months since we’ve reached the number of 300 lenses collected on Lenslist, and now we would like to proudly announce that from this moment we’ve managed to multiply it by 10! Our database consists now of over 3000 Facebook Camera Effects and Snapchat Lenses. What is more, almost 600 of them which […]

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