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Facebook Camera gets beefed up with more Snapchat-like features

In another attempt to chew into Snapchat’s user base, Facebook is adding more camera features to its app. In case you haven’t guessed, it’s all related to filters and effects that are nearly identical
Facebook Tests Putting Instagram Stories on Facebook

Facebook Tests Putting Instagram Stories on Facebook

Instagram is testing a feature to let users post Stories on both services.
Facebook Tests Putting Instagram Stories on Facebook

Facebook Tests Putting Instagram Stories on Facebook

Instagram is testing a feature to let users post Stories on both services.
You can cross-post Instagram Stories to Facebook

You can cross-post Instagram Stories to Facebook

Facebook finally found a solution for its embarrassing Facebook Stories. The post appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Instagram now lets you add any photos or videos to your Stories

Instagram now lets you add any photos or videos to your Stories

Instagram is turning on a feature that many users have asked for, letting users add photos and videos from their camera roll – even if they’re older than 24 hours. The limitation in place previously
Facebook Stories replaces Messenger Day with synced cross-posting

Facebook Stories replaces Messenger Day with synced cross-posting

Facebook is cleaning up the redundancy in its Snapchat Stories clones. Today Facebook is killing off the Messenger Day brand and merging the chat app’s stories feature with Facebook Stories. Now, just
Facebook launches collaborative Stories for Groups and Events

Facebook launches collaborative Stories for Groups and Events

Facebook is combining its Snapchat Stories clone with features Snapchat can’t match. Starting today, users of Facebook Groups and Events will be able to contribute to a Facebook Story visible to the
Goodbye, Messenger Day — Facebook simplifies Stories with design makeover

Goodbye, Messenger Day — Facebook simplifies Stories with design makeover

Facebook Stories will no longer be a separate item inside Messenger, while the tool is also coming to Facebook Groups and Facebook Lite. The change, Facebook says, is designed to simplify Stories. The
Facebook tests posting only to profile or to News Feed to spur more sharing

Facebook tests posting only to profile or to News Feed to spur more sharing

Facebook is allowing its users to be more choosy with where their posts are shared.The social network is testing a status option that lets users select if a post shows on their profile or just in
Instagram's New 'Type' Text Stories Feature Has Snapchat Really Worried (Here's How It Affects You)

Instagram's New 'Type' Text Stories Feature Has Snapchat Really Worried (Here's How It Affects You)

It's no secret that Snapchat's parent company Snap Inc. has had some major financial challenges over the past year. Instagram isn't helping.
Facebook won’t retreat from Stories as it adds desktop posting

Facebook won’t retreat from Stories as it adds desktop posting

Facebook Stories might feel redundant because 300 million people use its other Snapchat clones on Instagram and WhatsApp. But Facebook is convinced that the narrative, ephemeral, camera-first format
Facebook is creating a news section in Watch to feature breaking news

Facebook is creating a news section in Watch to feature breaking news

Facebook is going to create a new news section in its video streaming platform Facebook Watch to feature breaking news stories. The move, which Campbell Brown, the company’s year-old head of news
3 tests show Facebook is determined to make Stories the default

3 tests show Facebook is determined to make Stories the default

Facebook isn’t backing down from Stories despite criticism that it copied Snapchat and that Instagram Stories is enough. Instead, it’s committed to figuring out how to adapt the slideshow format into

Facebook and Instagram Stories open to sharing from other apps

Facebook is recruiting help to make its Stories more interesting than Snapchat’s. Starting with Spotify, SoundCloud and GoPro, third-party apps can now let their users share to Facebook Stories and

Stories are about to surpass feed sharing. Now what?

We’re at the cusp of the visual communication era. Stories creation and consumption is up 842 percent since early 2016, according to consulting firm Block Party. Nearly a billion accounts across
To make Stories global, Facebook adds Archive and audio posts

To make Stories global, Facebook adds Archive and audio posts

Facebook’s future rests on convincing the developing world to adopt Stories. But just because the slideshow format will soon surpass feed sharing doesn’t mean people use them the same way everywhere.
Facebook rolls out Stories archive and voice posts, starting in India

Facebook rolls out Stories archive and voice posts, starting in India

Facebook is introducing a slew of updates to its Stories and Camera features, starting with users in India. The changes are mostly designed to give users more ways to save photos and videos directly
Facebook Stories grows up, adds new options, from audio to archiving

Facebook Stories grows up, adds new options, from audio to archiving

Facebook is focusing on the full-screen Stories sharing format with a trio of new features coming to the app. The update is slated to bring audio posts, an archive tool, and an option to shoot now and