5 Things You Missed Today (April 28)

Don't miss the latest on Instagram's newest filters, Facebook's experiment, Sam Smith canceling his Australian tour, clips from Teen Beach 2, and Hailee Steinfeld's newest project.
by Ayessa De La Peña   |  Apr 28, 2015
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Looks like there's no stopping Instagram these days. After their recent updates on the editing features of the app, the developers released three new filters recently along with a promise that they'll be adding new ones regularly. Great news, right? Called Lark, Reyes, and Juno, these filters were described as "a family of modern, subtle filters that brighten and enhance your photos in refined, beautiful way." But that's not all, Instagram also announced that you can start using emojis for your hashtags. Yay! Time to start using the heart eyes emoji on your captions more frequently. Heehee.

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Want to let your friends know what you've been up to while you're away from your Facebook Messenger? You can soon with the social networking site's "sidebar status." Facebook is running the test in iOS and Android mobile users in Taiwan and Australia right now, and with this future feature (crossing fingers that it'll be available for everyone, too!) you can shamelessly share what you're having for breakfust (or lunch or dinner) or what you're currently doing while "away" accompanied by a small icon.

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Sam Smith was forced to cancel his Australian tour earlier due to a hemorrhage on his vocal chords. The Grammy-winning singer made the announcement on his Instagram, saying that doctors "have told me I need to fully rest until my vocal chords have healed, otherwise this could become a huge long-term issue." Sam is currently on tour to promote his debut album In the Lonely Hour. He is set to perform at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on May 10. Sending all our love to you, Sam. Hope you get well soon.

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Are you ready for your ultimate summer adventure film this year? Teen Beach Movie 2 is coming back soon and they're giving us three brand new clips to make us more excited! Teen Beach 2 is set to premiere later this year on Disney Channel, and stars Ross Lynch, Maia Mitchell, Garrett Clayton, and Grace Phipps.


After bagging roles for movies like The Statistical Probability of Love At First Sight and Pitch Perfect 2, Hailee Steinfeld got another job in her hands. The Academy Award-nominated actress (for her role in True Grit) got the lead role for the movie adaptation of the supernatural romantic thriller Break My Heart 1,000 Times by Daniel Waters. The book is described by Deadline Hollywood as "a combination of The Fault in Our Stars and The Sixth Sense.

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I am Candymag.com's resident fangirl and ~*feelings*~ girl. When I'm not busy researching about what to write next on the website, I sleep, read books, and re-watch episodes of Friends.
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