Earlier today, Instagram launched Boomerang, promising a new function that "takes a burst of photos and stitches them together into a high-quality mini video that plays forward and backward." Like a GIF. But don't call it a GIF, according to the blog post.
Someone teach me how to make a folder thingy on my home screen, because I would really like to be able to see my Prince George wallpaper (Auntie Pippa gave me the idea) behind the 20,374 auxiliary apps they've rolled out.
Anyway, in the accompanying video, a group of attractive-in-a-nonthreatening-way youths demonstrate some of the suggested uses, including filming their cute Millennial friends hula-hooping, catching food in their mouths, and giggling whilst enjoying a sun-dappled picnic with their equally photogenic pets.
IT GOT ME. *deletes Stocks to make room*
Follow Marie Claire on Instagram for the latest celeb news, pretty pics, funny stuff, and an insider POV.