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Love them or loathe them, selfies appear to be here to stay. So too are a slew of apps aimed at making it more convenient to take said selfies. Moju half does that, but it’s also about taking images all around the person – meaning it’s more than just a selfie machine.
The app allows one to shoot up to 24 frames of something before putting it all together to create a kind of stop/start video. Users can pivot or twist their device however they want, either tapping each time to capture a frame or taking a series of burst images to see what comes out. The results are mixed. Sometimes, they can look a bit messy but after some experimentation, things can also look quite cool.
Moju is certainly easy to use. It’s possible to undo certain frames and remove them, rather than have to start over again. There’s the choice of filters with most covering the typical Instagram style bases. It’s also possible to offer as much or as little information as one wants, such as location details. What’s also very convenient is the option to set a creation to private or public at the touch of a button, making it easy to change one’s mind at a later date. That’s a particular feature that many other social networking apps don’t introduce in such a clear fashion.
The community within Moju is still looking a little sparse, but it has the potential to grow. Its interface is much like Instagram’s, so it’s easy to browse. Although searching is a tad basic so far.
It’s early days for this social network, but Moju has the foundations neatly arranged to become quite popular. The ability to take so many frames at once, capturing all elements of a situation, is certainly a convenient one.
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