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Everyone Who is Bored of Instagram is on BeReal! How is it Used?

The BeReal application, which is described as the anti Instagram of social media, has gained a lot of popularity recently. So what is BeReal, what does it do? Here is the answer:

One of the social media platforms that has been shining recently is BeReal. So much so that the Be Real application, which has more than 70 million monthly active users, has attracted the attention of many social media users, especially Instagram users. Moreover, BeReal application is on the radar of not only end users, but also Instagram and Tiktok. So what is Be Real, which is described as the Instagram of the future, and how is it used?

What is BeReal?

BeReal; It is a social media application where users share instant photos within 2 minutes, starting with a random “Time to BeReal” notification.

With the “Time to BeReal” notification sent by the application at any time of the day, users are given a two-minute period and during this time, users are asked to take a photo instantly. Users can take multiple photos within two minutes, but the app transparently shows how many times a photo has been retaken. Photos are taken only from the application’s own camera interface and no filters can be applied to the photos. While this restriction allows BeReal to qualify as an “anti Instagram” application, it also allows users to see each other’s natural state.

In the application with the motto “Be yourself”, everyone has the right to share only one photo per day. Those who do not share within the two-minute period starting with the notification cannot view the photos of other users.

BeReal Features

“When did BeReal come out?” For those wondering, the application was released in 2020. French social media application BeReal; Since its release, it has reached more than 60 million downloads and has 73 million monthly active users. The highlights of BeReal are as follows:

  • Ability to use front and rear camera simultaneously
  • Instagram-like archive feature
  • RealMojis: React to BeReals with your own face instead of classic emojis
  • Explore section listing public photos
  • Completely unfiltered photos
  • No follower count
  • Ad-free and free

How to Use BeReal App?

BeReal is very simple to use. To do this, you can follow the steps below.

  • Download the BeReal app from Google Play or AppStore according to your phone’s operating system.
  • After installing the application, enter your date of birth and phone number.
  • Confirm your account with the SMS code sent to your phone number.
  • Allow receiving notifications from BeReal.
  • You can now use BeReal by starting to add friends.

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Ece Nagihan

Hi, I'm Ece. I am a writer for Expat Guide Turkey and I strive to create the best content for you. To contact me, you can send an e-mail to Happy reading!

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