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"Making Backspaces stories is a blast. It's the most fun I've had sharing my photos and thoughts, and it's FREE." - Five star review

The best way to create & share stories with friends.

Create beautiful stories using words, pictures, and places. Share your stories with a simple web link. Discover other stories and follow your favorite storytellers.

Simple powerful features:
- Add beautiful filters to your photos.
- Easily geo-tag posts in your story.
- Upload multiple photo posts at once.
- Import your photos from Instagram.
- Add captions or text posts.
- Arrange photos and text using drag & drop.
- Share your story to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, or anywhere via link.
- Shared stories look great on any screen (iPhone, iPad, or Desktop).

Great stories and storytellers are featured in the app, and on our website.

What's New

Version 1.4.1 (Jun 17, 2013)

Profile pictures on story cards let you see who's story you're about to look at

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Version 1.4.0 (Jun 03, 2013)

Dear Backspacers,

In this update, your most popular stories as well as your likes now show up on your profile!

Your best stories are now just a click away, and discovering cool content is much easier when you can see stories your friends have liked in the past.

We hope you enjoy!

The Backspace Boyz

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Version 1.3.9 (May 19, 2013)

Critical bug fixes and improvements

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Version 1.3.8 (May 11, 2013)

You can double tap anywhere on a story to like it

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Version 1.3.7 (Apr 25, 2013)

We've redesigned the story view to look much nicer!

Bug fixes and speed improvements.

If you haven't seen your new web profiles. Visit username here) to check it out!

The Backspace Boys

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Version 1.3.6 (Mar 29, 2013)

This is a gigantic update! We've added:

✓ A brand new high quality camera, filters and clarity effect. The black and white with clarity is unreal.
✓ Full facebook photos integration. You can load in any of your photos from your facebook albums right from the camera roll.

Updates for more advanced users:

✓ We've added a toggle in the settings to allow you to maintain the original aspect ratio of your photos. This means your 16x9s will maintain their original aspect ratio and won't crop.
✓ You can now insert text posts in between photos by tapping the quote button on a photo post and choosing "Insert text post."

Along side some bug fixes and improvements of course.

Feel free to email us at if you have any questions comments or concerns.

The Backspace Boys

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Version 1.3.5 (Mar 20, 2013)

This is a big update.

✓ We've added the ability to pull your images from your Instagram account just like they were in your camera roll!
✓ We've redone the image picker to group all your images by date.

Grouping images by date makes every day stories flow with ease.

If you ever have feedback or questions, feel free to reach out at

Lots more updates coming soon!

The Backspace Boys

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Version 1.3.4 (Mar 15, 2013)

Hi Backspacers,

In this version we've focused on making text posts much nicer.

- You can now add mentions, line breaks, and tags from within your stories.
- We've added the ability to pick between two text styles for your stories.

Other touch ups include:
- A toggle to hide featured stories from your feed in settings.
- More sharing options on profiles and stories.
- Push notifications have their own view in the settings.

Did you know you can embed Backspaces on your blog or website with a single line of code? Check out the bottom of a story to grab the snippet!

Again, if you have any questions or problems, feel free to send us a note at

The Backspace Boys

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Version 1.3.3 (Mar 05, 2013)

-Added indicators to keep track if there is a new story in the topics you've bookmarked.
-A scrolling fix on the tag page.

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Version 1.3.2 (Mar 01, 2013)

Hey Backspacers,

This release contains some critical bug fixes and interface improvements.

We've also added new push control settings so if you allowed push notifications in the past, they will be reset in this update. They are accessible in the settings menu.

Rock on Backspacers, rock on.

The Backspace Boys.

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Version 1.3.1 (Feb 22, 2013)

Dearest Backspacers,

We completely blew up the feed view. You should check it out, It's totally worth the update.

- See your stories and featured stories in a single view
- Bookmark tags and topics to access them in your topic feed.
- User and tag search have been completely redone and are very easy to use.
- See when you or your friend's stories get featured in topics.
- More granular push notification controls.

Plus we also fixed a crash on the create view that snuck into the last release.

Sorry it took so long for this release, it's a big one, and we're still grinding!

The Backspace Boys

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Version 1.3.0 (Feb 07, 2013)

Hi Backspacers,

We've started an overhaul of the create view! You should make a story and check it out.

Not sure what to write about? Don't worry -- we've also added in some ideas to help you get started.

Use them as inspiration, or play a game of visual mad libs with the community!

We also made it easier to discover and promote awesome Backspaces by allowing you to share your likes to Facebook.

Not to mention a couple bug fixes too! (Like stories not showing up in your feed)

If you have any problems, questions, or feedback feel free to email at anytime. Things should be starting to feel smoother and smoother.

Have a happy shortest month of the year!

The Backspace Boys

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Version 1.2.4 (Jan 31, 2013)

Hi Backspacers!

I hope you've read at least one story today that changed your perspective on life :)

This update contains a find your friends with Instagram bug fix! If you connected your IG account before, please do it again to make sure you connect with all your friends.

We've also added a web browser in the app so you don't need to leave the app to check out people's profiles, fixed a couple bug fixes that could cause a crash, and added a button to rate the app in the settings menu if you'd like to give us feedback.

To be continued...

The Backspace Boys

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Version 1.2.3 (Jan 24, 2013)

Hey Backspacers,

I am super excited to announce new features for this release:

✓ Users can now curate topics and help feature great content. If you're interesting in running a topic, or helping to administer one, you can let us know right from the app.
✓ You can see the stories you've liked from within the app.
✓ Pictures are uploaded with higher quality than before.
✓ We've added an indicator over the activity feed icon in the side bar, to let you know when you've got new activity.

Bug Fixes
- Fixed some issues where text posts would upload very slowly
- We've made commenting even better with long tap to reply and fixed some issues with emojis and text getting cut off.

Phew! That was a mouthful. But we're just getting started.

We're starting work on the story creation view, so if you have any feedback, please let us know by sending an email to

Its an absolute honor seeing all that you're creating.

The Backspace Boys

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Version 1.2.2 (Jan 15, 2013)

Hi Backspacers!

We've improved the commenting experience in this update.

We've added autocomplete for user mentions - who you follow, or people who've commented on the story, and we've also added pull to refresh in the comments so you can refresh the page more easily.

If you start to comment, but then need to look back the story, what you wrote will be saved when you go back to the comments.

Feedback and comments are always welcome at or just mention @dlc in a comment and I'll be there to help.

The Backspace Boys

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Version 1.2.1 (Jan 08, 2013)

Hello new Backspacers!

What a crazy week it's been for us. We've heard you loud and clear and are committed to trying to make this app the best there is. This is an update to address some of the issues you've brought up, but stay tuned for so much more.

- We've added tag search. It does the job for now, but It's going to get much better soon.
- Change username and email address from the app
- Report stories for inappropriate content.
- You can now load images from your camera roll into the camera and apply filters to them.
- Fixed some bugs and crashes

If you ever have any problems, just @ reply "dlc" in the app, or send an email to Don't worry better privacy settings are coming.

The Backspace Boys

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Version 1.2.0 (Dec 12, 2012)

Hey everyone! We've got a couple short but sweet updates for all you super creators:

1) We've redesigned the profile pages. Now you can add a little bio, a display name, and your homepage to your profile. You can also tap on your profile picture to pick a new one.

2) Tumblr Integration! Post your stories directly to tumblr after you finish them.

3) A whole bunch of speed ups and bug fixes :)

Happy Holidays from the Backspace Boys

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Version 1.1.1 (Nov 28, 2012)

- Added a nice overlay for the camera blur effect
- Fixed a couple post saving issues
- Optimized intro screens for iPhone 5

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Version 1.1.0 (Nov 20, 2012)

Hi Backspacers! We are so excited to be able to share this update with you -- It's a big one :)

✓ We've added beautiful filters to the camera
✓ Browse stories by topics
✓ See recent and trending stories
✓ We've made creating stories much easier and we've made it simple to share with your friends via email, twitter and facebook.

Lots of smaller fixes and touch ups
- Add post directly from the feed page
- You no longer need to wait for posts to upload before deleting other posts in a story.
- Simplified login and signup page
- Edit the title of your story after it's published.
- Photos from iPads should upload at full size if they aren't too huge.
- Icon on iPad with retina display should show up.

Feel free to email with feedback or ideas!

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Version 1.0.6 (Oct 17, 2012)

✓ Filter stories in your feed by friends, featured and popular.
✓ All new activity feed. See what your friends like, and what people think about your stories.
✓ Find and invite friends from other social networks to join.
✓ A brand new explore page that highlights cool content and users

-Critical bug fix on user profile that causes crash

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Version 1.0.5 (Oct 15, 2012)

-You can edit published stories
-Add hashtags to stories to classify them and browse stories with similar tags
-Comments and likes show up at the bottom of the story
-Design improvements on profile page
-Invite friends to download the app right from your phone via email and text message
-iPhone 5 and iOS 6 updates

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Version v1.0 (Aug 27, 2012)

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1.4.1Jun 17, 2013Current release
1.4.0Jun 03, 2013
1.3.9May 19, 2013
1.3.8May 11, 2013
1.3.7Apr 25, 2013
1.3.6Mar 29, 2013
1.3.5Mar 20, 2013
1.3.4Mar 15, 2013
1.3.3Mar 05, 2013
1.3.2Mar 01, 2013
1.3.1Feb 22, 2013
1.3.0Feb 07, 2013
1.2.4Jan 31, 2013
1.2.3Jan 24, 2013
1.2.2Jan 15, 2013
1.2.1Jan 08, 2013
1.2.0Dec 12, 2012
1.1.1Nov 28, 2012
1.1.0Nov 20, 2012
1.0.6Oct 17, 2012
1.0.5Oct 15, 2012
v1.0Aug 27, 2012First tracked
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Average Ratings (United States)More Countries

Current Version - 3.8 - 5 ratings
Updated on Nov 28, 2013
All Versions - 4.5 - 183 ratings
Updated on Nov 28, 2013


Compatibility: Universal

Category: Photo and Video

Updated: Apr 15, 2015

Version: 1.4.1

Size: 10.8 MB

Language: English

Seller: Backspaces Inc.

Rating: Rated 12+

  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence

Family Sharing: Yes

Requirements: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

Bundle ID: es.backspac.Backspaces

App ID:  553403814  [Copy]