Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that 'Instagram Stories' and 'WhatsApp Status' both now have 300 million daily active users.
Snap Inc working on a feature called 'Stories Everywhere' to allow sharing of content outside of Snapchat
'Stories Everywhere' is the new feature which is reportedly being worked upon. This will let you share stories from Snapchat outside of the platform
Like Instagram Stories, those viewing the post can tap and hold to pause the video. This basically allows those seeing the message to see it properly.
#lategram has finally become a reality where the user would be able to post their old photographs or videos as Instagram Stories.
On Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that 'Instagram Stories' and 'WhatsApp Status' both now have 300 million daily active users
On selecting this, a dedicated button for superzoom appears. On pressing this, the app zooms the picture automatically. As the pictures 'superzooms' the suspensful music in the background increases.
The screen is ideally split into two sections. At the top half the user appears. While on the bottom half, the user's friend appears.
While the option to post Facebook Stories to Instagram Stories has not come yet, the company said it might bring it in near future.
These Instagram Polls can be as random as which snack you should have. For now, Polls can only give two options to users.
Instagram announces that it has 800 million monthly active users, up by 100 million since April 2017
Even though the company has been taken over by Facebook, Instagram’s user activity and user base, seems to be unaffected. Infact, if nothing, it has grown.
Instagram on Tuesday announced it has doubled its advertiser base in the past six months to reach over two million monthly active advertisers.
This just goes on to show that Facebook has not had the success it had hoped with the stories feature in its native app.
Instagram Stories is now available on the mobile web version too; app also brings in new face filters
Going away from its tradition of not posting Instagram Stories, the photo-sharing app will feature this at the top of the feed.
Investors in Facebook, Twitter, and now Snapchat care tremendously about user growth.
In terms of average time spent on Instagram, it is 32 minutes per day for users below the age of 25. And for those over 25 years, the duration is 24 minutes per day.
This feature of Facebook is similar to Snapchat and Instagram's stories and can be modified by tapping the 'more' button on the top right.
As with disappearing photos and videos in 'Direct', a user's friends will know when he or she has taken a screenshot or replayed a reply.
Facebook-owned Instagram has introduced a new feature called "Archive" which lets you move previously shared posts into a private space much like photo-sharing app Snapchats "Memories".
It's ironic that the rate at which people were signing up for Instagram only shot up after the company started copying features from Snapchat
Shares of Snapchat-owner Snap fell 1.2 percent on Thursday after rival Instagram, owned by Facebook, said more than 200 million people a day use its Stories feature, which competes against Snapchat.