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LinkedIn is getting rid of its Stories feature, which enabled users to post ephemeral videos. The idea, borrowed from Instagram, did not take off on Microsoft's business oriented social media site.
It seems like everybody and their uncle is implementing Snapchat-like Stories nowadays. Multiple TikTok users have spotted that the company is currently testing the capability on a limited scale.
To make the app more inclusive, Instagram is bringing its latest translation tool for users to view translations for foreign text in Stories. The new feature will be available across the globe.
Twitter has announced that it is killing off Fleets next month. This news comes in just nine months after the feature's global launch. The company says that Fleets was not being used as intended.
The Xbox app is getting a new feature that will display a row of stories for users on iOS and Android. However, you'll only see stories from your favorite game brands, not from your friends.
Fleets won't be coming to those who have not received it yet anytime soon as Twitter is slowing down its rollout to the general public in order to fix some performance and stability problems.
Twitter announced that its ephemeral content sharing feature, Fleets, is rolling out to all iOS and Android users. With Fleets, users can share tweets, photos, and videos that expire in 24 hours.
YouTube is working on adding the ability to share the music you are listening to as a story on Instagram and Snapchat. The feature will be similar to what's already available on Spotify & Apple Music.
Slack's CEO said in an interview that the firm is prototyping an Instagram-like 'Stories' feature and push-to-talk audio chatting capabilities to be introduced later this year to improve remote work.
The Mountain View firm has added a dedicated carousel for Web Stories to its Discover app on both Android and iOS. The feature is presently available in the U.S., Brazil, and India.
First announced in March, Fleets allow Twitter users to share a tweet or photos and videos that will be available on their profiles for only 24 hours and cannot get Likes, Retweets, or replies.
Microsoft-owned professional networking site, LinkedIn, is currently testing a Stories feature akin to what is found on Snapchat and Instagram. The firm aims to cater to younger users with Stories.
Facebook is testing a new way to navigate the News Feed by incorporating posts such as status updates and media content into a carousel of feed that puts them alongside Facebook Stories.
Facebook today revealed the combined number of daily active users of the Stories feature in its main app as well as in Messenger, putting it well ahead of Snapchat's preceding implementation.
Instagram has updated its app, giving users the ability to upload up to ten images or videos all at once. The new update is now available for Android and will be arriving on iOS in the coming weeks.
Instagram is once again "borrowing" a feature from its Snapchat competitor. The firm is now currently testing screenshot notifications for screenshots that are taken in public Stories.
Snapchat today introduced Memories, "a new way to save Snaps and Stories on Snapchat". Users can combine Memories into Stories, or they can combine Stories to create an even longer one.
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