Saturday, 23 September, 2017

Instagram Stories becomes Facebook's next step in ads

Instagram Direct is a new way to share Stories Though Instagram's Stories is already more popular than Snapchat the
Velma Reese | 13 September, 2017, 02:36

Don't expect to get spammed with Stories just yet: Group messages can only be sent to up to 15 people, and like all other Stories, those that land in your DM box expire 24 hours after they were created. They can also Canvas their story (make it go full-screen) and have the ability to run their Stories campaigns on Facebook and Instagram feeds. By turning off the sharing option, other people will not allow to share your stories in the inbox with this feature. Facebook's betting big on the potential to monetise Stories, built around ephemeral in-the-moment sharing, after observing massive growth in the feature since it launched previous year.

Instagram is also adding new tools for brands, allowing them to easily upload new content to be used for Stories into the Ads Manager.

Neo-Nazi charges: United Kingdom soldiers appear in court
The charges came after a number of people were detained by officers from West Midlands Police Counter Terrorism Unit last week. The men were among five arrested on September 5 as part of a pre-planned, intelligence-led operation.

If someone shares a story with you, you will see it in your Direct inbox. So, the integration between Facebook and Instagram will become more easier than ever. If you seen an Instagram update, download it. This enabled the company to http://blog.instagram.com/post/165260573787/170912-sharing-stories-directhttp://blog.instagram.com/post/165260573787/170912-sharing-stories-direct for the feature. The new features for users and brands are available from today in Instagram for iOS and Android. To check first, make sure your app is up to date and you're using the latest version of the app. Photo: Instagram Once you select who you want to share with, you can also write a message if you want to give some context for why you're sending the story. Sponsored Stories are now bought like any other ad and can't be created within the app, leaving them reserved for regular professional-quality commercials. Under "account" you should see "story settings".

You're done! You have successfully shared shared an Instagram story with your friends or in a group in the direct message. If you don't see the user you want to share the story with in the list provided you can also search their user name in the search bar. The feature will definitely help people to see what they liked in a recent time.

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