Hyperlapse is the brand new app designed by Instagram to capture high-quality time-lapse videos. It is provided with a built-in stabilization technology that enhances the quality and makes a time-lapse video smooth. It works as a simple camera that then lets you speed up the video (by 6 or 12 times). And the most of all it is for free, but for the time being it is only available for iOS. Hyperlapse was announced on the 26th August 2014 and since that date it has been widely discussed in social media.
It was approximately mentioned in social media 30 thousand times (within two days) and these contents reached to 60 million social media users. The most popular motives of Hyperlapse videos are street views and car driving (from the driver's perspective). The most popular source of mentions is Twitter, but most of videos are shared through Instagram. People are very positive towards the new app (20% - positive, 1% - negative contents). They usually express their general positive opinion about the app, but also mention specific features, especially stabilization. Negative mentions are related to the lack of the Android version of the app. Some users also accuse Instagram that copied the idea of stabilization technology from Microsoft. Neutral information include information about the app introduction or its description and the testing videos as well.