Facebook to allow users to post stories on Instagram, WhatsApp simultaneously

Facebook to allow users to post stories on Instagram, WhatsApp simultaneously

Facebook to allow users to post stories on Instagram, WhatsApp simultaneously

On New Year's Eve, many users complained that WhatsApp was down.

Instagram is trialling a new sharing feature that will let you export your Stories to WhatsApp in Brazil, with a worldwide expansion rumoured to take place in the not-too-distant future.

WhatsApp also recently integrated further with Instagram, allowing users to post their Instagram Stories directly to their WhatsApp Status - the platform's version of Stories.

Well, the "Stories" feature had done really well for itself on a variety of social platforms, so it was about time cross feature for stories debuted to share simultaneously on two services. There's an Instagram icon on the reposted Story which now lives on as a Status for 24 hours. The text and stickers applied to the Story in Instagram also appear to be part of the cross-posting, included in both.

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These figures in fact record the highest-ever number of messages shared on the platform, which has over 1 billion users worldwide and counts India as its biggest market with 200 million active users. We'll let you know when Stories can hop on over to WhatsApp for everyone. The stories shared via Instagram on WhatsApp will also feature a small Instagram logo in the bottom right corner. Instagram users shall get a new option to post Instagram stories to WhatsApp. With this feature, the search giant is trying to expand its user base and enhance customer experience. Adding the ability to share to WhatsApp will give the Stories more popularity, especially in countries like India where WhatsApp is already popular.

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In addition, Facebook is reportedly working on a Direct messaging app for Instagram.

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