Facebook’s quest to copy everything Snapchat has been successful so far. This final addition of Facebook Stories in the main Facebook app as was done in Messenger, Instagram and Whatsapp this is definitely the cherry on the cake. You can now share stories with your Facebook friends and see what you’ve friends have been up to for the past 24 hours.
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The Instagram community has shown us that it can be fun to share things that disappear after a day, so in the main Facebook app they are also introducing Facebook Stories, which lets you share multiple photos and videos as part of a visual collection atop News Feed. Your friends can view photos or videos your story for 24 hours, and stories won’t appear on your Timeline or in News Feed unless you post them there, too.
To add to your story, tap on the “Your Story” icon in the Stories bar at the top of News Feed.
Direct: Easily Share With Exactly Who You Want
In addition to sharing to your Story, Facebook is totally aware you might want to share your photos and videos with specific friends . Well, Facebook Direct is an option that is designed for sharing individual photos and videos with specific friends for a limited time.
When you send a photo or video via Direct, your friends will be able to view it once and replay it or write a reply. Once the conversation on the photo or video ends, the content is no longer visible in Direct.
Expect to see Stories in your Facebook App very soon on either Android, Windows or iOS in your next update.
Source: FB Newsroom