Tuesday, 26 September, 2017

Instagram to allow users to share Stories on Facebook

Instagram is letting some users share their Snapchat-like 'Stories' directly to Facebook Instagram Lets Users to Share Stories Directly to Facebook
Lori Graves | 08 September, 2017, 00:51

In fact, taking a quick look, it appears only six of my friends have ever tried it out and now it's just a series of rather sad looking greyed out profile photo circles.

Instagram Stories shared to Facebook will appear on the Facebook app's Story section, which is located at the top of the News Feed.

Facebook is now testing a feature that'll enable Instagram users to share their Stories as native Facebook Stories. On Facebook, they'll look no different than typical Stories, as if they were created right inside the app, but users will know where it originated because each will have an "Instagram" mark under the user's name and photo. The Story feature might be popular on Instagram, but the same can't be said on Facebook. This was followed by Instagram confirming that this feature is now being tested. The feature has been a hit on Instagram and has also seemingly managed to stunt Snapchat's user growth.

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"We are always testing ways to improve the experience on Instagram and make it easier to share any moment with the people who matter to you", an Instagram spokesperson told Business Insider.

Following its success on Instagram, Facebook quickly baked Stories into its other apps, including WhatsApp and Messenger. In a statement, an Instagram spokesperson confirmed the test, but declined to share more about the company's plans. Both Apps have traditionally kept separate from the beginning. And news use among Snapchat's user base increased 12 percentage points, to 29% now, up from 17% in early 2016.

Instagram Stories might soon make its way to Facebook.

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