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Instagram just added a Snapchat-style story feature

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Instagram just added a Snapchat-style story feature

What are Instagram Tales? Instagram is rolling out a new slideshow-sharing feature that is very best described as just about just like Snapchat tales.

Instagram rolled out an update to its app Monday with some unassuming unencumber notes:

Little did we all know, hidden amongst the ones efficiency enhancements used to be a brand new feature that is rolling out over the following few weeks referred to as Snapchat Tales Instagram Tales.

With Tales, you are able to publish pictures and movies right through the day and your feed will expire 24 hours after you have posted them. You'll be able to even have the ability to upload emoji, textual content, and sketches on your pictures and movies. If all that sounds a little acquainted, that is as a result of it's. Snapchat presented a shockingly equivalent feature nearly three years ago. Just right information is, should you've used Snapchat's Story feature, you'll be able to be in a position to take on Instagram's Story feature.

As for why the corporate says it introduced the brand new (however solely acquainted) feature, Instagram says it is a option to alleviate the fear of exasperating your mates with too many posts:

With Instagram Tales, you do not have to fret about overposting. As an alternative, you'll be able to percentage up to you wish to have all through the day — with as a lot creativity as you wish to have.

Grrrreat. My overposting worries may well be alleviated, however now I have were given to keep in mind to percentage my day by day goings on on Snapchat and Instagram. What a global.

We're going to be digging in to Instagram Tales just as quickly because it rolls out to our units. Make sure you test again for our how-to information on the use of Snapch— er, Instagram Tales. I'll need to get used to that.

Introducing Instagram Stories from Instagram on Vimeo.


Does Instagram's new feature remind you of Snapchat Tales? Perhaps it is just me. Both means, tell us within the feedback!


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