This is Bolt by Instagram and Singapore is the rare few countries to get it first

You hear it. Yes, Singapore is one of the few countries that you can get Bolt. According to The Verge, the countries that is getting a taste of the Bolt app are New Zealand, Singapore, and South Africa.


But what is Bolt? It is like a secret app where only a group of your friends can reach you. You can send quick text, video, pictures to them and if you want to remove the pic, just swipe it.


  • One tap takes a photo or records a video. As soon as you lift your finger, it sends.
  • Photos and videos are always unedited so people can see the world as you do.
  • Easily caption photos and videos.
  • Go back and forth by replying to your friends with text, photos or videos.
  • Swipe photos away and they’re gone.
  • Organize your 20 Favorites in whatever order works for you.
  • Sign up with your phone number, no email address needed.

Currently, there are so few people in my circle that uses Bolt. If you are reading this, you might want to give it a try.

Click Here to Download Bolt from Instagram

I guess if you want privacy with friends and the ability to send quick message, pictures or videos, this app might just be for you. There are other apps out there with similar features. So, use one that you like best.

As to the question of why only 3 countries for the start and why these 3 countries, The Verge has the answer after talking to the spokeperson for the app.

The spokesperson elaborated that the three countries were chosen for their geographical diversity, but also for their tight-knit communities, which Bolt hopes to piggyback on.

Click Here to Read More information about the Bolt App