Facebook releases new camera app for iPhones

Facebook Camera, a new application for the iPhone and iPod Touch, will make it easier for users to take photos and share them with people in their social network. Previously, Facebook had purchased Instagram, the social photo app. While Instagram has 40 million users, Facebook has 900 million. Facebook Camera will include tools for cropping and straightening photos, and offer 15 filters that are stylistic in nature. Dirk Stoop, Facebook product manager for photos, said the app launches fast and “scrolls like butter.”

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Other details are available in The New York Times.