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You may have forgotten about Live Photos, a newish iPhone feature that's only available on the 6S and 6S Plus.

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When the Live Photos feature is turned on, the camera automatically captures the first 1.5 seconds before pressing the shutter and 1.5 seconds after it. It’s anti-FOMI (Fear of Missing It) technology.

It's easy – just post a photo from the News Feed per usual, then tap the lower right hand corner where it says "Live" to make sure you upload the image as a Live Photo.

But there's a catch: Only iOS users will be able to view Live Photos in the News Feed, at least for now.

Pro-tip: make sure you have iOS 9.1 or newer for shooting Live Photos.

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The camera will sense when you are lowering and raising the phone, so you won't capture a million Live Photos of your pocket.

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