Press Release

Glide Live Video Messaging App Gets New Video Capture Features on iOS

NEW YORK, May 29, 2015 – Glide, the Israeli startup whose popular live video messenger has attracted more than 15 million users, today released significant updates to its iOS app.

Glide for iOS now gives users more control over how their videos appear with a new set of camera features that will make video capture more fun and expressive. New features in Glide for iOS include:

  • Focus, Zoom, and Flash – Tap on the viewfinder to focus, zoom in and out while recording, and use the flash to make videos brighter.
  • New Filters – Try the new ‘Pixels’ and ‘Toon’ filters to make videos even more unique.
  • Multi‐Photo Sharing – Want to share more than one photo with friends or family? Now you can select up to 5 photos to share at once.
  • Super Emojis – Emojis now get supersized when you send them one at a time!

“Glide is already the easiest and most expressive way to capture and share moments in real‐time,” said Adam Korbl, Chief Product & Marketing Officer of Glide. “These exciting new features add more fun and personality to the live video messaging experience that uniquely characterizes Glide.”

Glide is available for free for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch in the App Store.

About Glide

Founded in 2012, Glide is the world’s first and only messaging application to leverage streaming video technology. Glide provides a new way for consumers to communicate from smartphones, tablets and smartwatches via video. The lightning fast app combines the benefits of video calling and text messaging – without their respective limitations. Glide messages start being delivered in less than one second, allowing video messages of up to 5 minutes to be viewed and replied to by the recipient either immediately or later. Glide is available for free on the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Android smartphones and tablets. For more information, visit

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