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

Successful Halloween AR Campaigns

AR effects can be perceived as a digital equivalent of costume rentals, so naturally, their significance rises with Halloween coming to our doorsteps. It was proved to be true two years ago when Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat treated their audiences with lots of spooky filters and the response was both positive and genuine. That is […]

IG’s Hidden Gems

This article is fully dedicated to the Instagram Creators, that are yet to be discovered by a wider audience. We have decided to raise this topic because the end of the closed beta-era is closer and closer every day. As everyone will gain access to Spark AR and start posting their AR content, the Community […]

Influencer AR Mixed Marketing – Emergence of a New Social Media Market

There are dozens of articles vaguely covering the topic of convergence of AR tech and Influencer marketing techniques, which “will influence the future social media trends”, hanging somewhere in the long-forgotten corners of the web, covered in dust and carefully made assumptions. If that is the case, why would you want to read another one […]

AR Revolution for Brands on Instagram

If you are an Instagram user there is no doubt you have come across Augmented Reality (AR) effects while going through your Instagram Stories. At the moment, only individual Creators enrolled for closed beta program are able to create and publish such effects using Facebook’s Spark AR platform. All funny masks, 3D models and virtual […]

Pride Month Spark AR Parade 2019

Hello fellow Sparkers, Creators, and AR Heads! With Pride Month at its best, we couldn’t help ourselves but to gather all the beautiful, colorful lenses from Facebook and Instagram, and feature them in our blogpost! For your convenience, we have tested over fifty of the pride-related effects and selected the 16 most appealing ones. Among […]

21 Creators Unite to Composite 1 Ultimate Snapchat Lens

There is no better way to verify a group’s unity than by making them work together. Snapchat Lens Studio and CyreneQ decided to do just that by offering Lens Creators a chance to play a “Pass the Story” game – but with Augmented Reality, of course. The story of developing this magnificent lens, which is […]

All about AR on F8 2019 Conference

As the F8 2019 Conference has ended, we take a look at what has been said about Augmented Reality during those two days between April 30 and May 1. Many point out that this time the role of AR was not so big as during last year’s F8, with the main accent put on privacy, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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