Instagram just rolled out the new generative AI powered tool called Backdrop that will help the creators in designing new and unique backgrounds for their stories.
Every day we come across the latest generative AI news that are usually serious and technical topics. Now this time we will talk all about fun.
Ahmad Al-Dahle’s generative AI lead of Meta recently announced that Meta has unveiled an innovative tool on Threads. This news feature helps users to design the creative background for their stories. Al-Dahle shared this exciting announcement along with a video tutorial showcasing how to use this AI tool.
In this recent announcement, AL Dahle, Meta generative AI lead revealed the AI media editing tool called Backdrop on Instagram in the United state. This innovative feature assists users to recreate the image background with few clicks and creative prompts like ‘chased by dinosaurs’ or ‘surrounded by puppies,’ resulting in the generation of an entirely new image for their Stories.
To apply this Backdrop tool, when users upload or capture its content for their story, users need to tap on the backdrop button that is located along with existing icons at the top of the screen, just like text and background music. The backdrop icon is represented as the image of a person with a rectangular frame behind them. For using this tool, users need to tap on it which initiates the background transformation process.
After posting, a “Try it” sticker will appear automatically when you share the image, making it a lot easier for the friends to explore and use the AI generative tool “Backdrop” for the first time. This recent update on Instagram story brings a new and interactive way of fun that will not only enhance the visual content but also make it eye-catching .
But do not expect that people will really think that you are actually chased by dinosaurs or surrounded by puppies. On Instagram, your stories will be tagged with an AI backdrop along with stickers “Try it” and you need to provide the description in quotation marks.
This utmost dedication of meta’s lead Al-Dahle highlights the capability of generative AI technology to propel the users creativity.
In conclusion this Backdrop feature marks the significant step toward Instagram evolution that blurring the boundaries of reality and digital creativity. However, this AI powered tool is offering to their users a new background options as well as providing the canvas to paint their wildest dreams into a reality.
However, this backdrop tool is not available worldwide and limited for the US users only. But we are hopeful and looking forward to the day when this feature will be also available globally and all of us can also join this fun.