Instagram adds Stories to Explore tab. Here’s how to get on it

Instagram’s pivot to Stories continues with an overhaul of Explore designed to let users dig deeper into their niche interests. Stories are now eligible to show up in the Explore tab for the first time, giving creators a way to get discovered through their intimate, silly, behind-the-scenes content instead of just their manicured feed posts. […]

Facebook loves Stories, just not in Workplace

Facebook relased an app redesign today, and so did Workplace by Facebook, and while Facebook loves Stories, the workplace may not be the place for them.Read More Social – VentureBeat

You might hate it, but Facebook Stories now has 500M users

You might think it’s redundant with Instagram Stories, or just don’t want to see high school friends’ boring lives, but ephemeral Snapchat-style Stories now have 500 million daily users across Facebook and Messenger. WhatsApp’s Stories feature Status has 500 million dailies too, and Instagram hit that milestone three months ago. That’s impressive, because it means […]

AMP WordPress plugin now supports Stories

Latest update lets publishers create Stories without HTML, CSS or JavaScript experience. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Facebook prototypes a swipeable hybrid carousel of feed posts & Stories

Feed and Stories unite! Facebook is so eager to preempt the shift to Stories that it might even let us use the same interface of horizontally swipeable cards to sift through News Feed posts. If users won’t scroll down any more, Facebook’s ad business could take a huge hit. But by allowing traditional feed posts […]

Instagram bug showed Stories to the wrong people

Today in “Facebook apps are too big to manage,” a glitch caused some users’ Instagram Stories trays to show Stories from people they don’t follow. TechCrunch first received word of the problem from Twitter user InternetRyan who was confused about seeing strangers in his Stories Tray and tagged me in to investigate. The screenshots below […]

Snapchat will power Stories & ads in other apps

Snapchat has found an answer to the revenue problem stemming from its halted growth: it will show its ads in other apps with the launch of Snapchat Ad Kit and the Snapchat Audience Network. And rather than watching as other apps spin up their own knock-off versions of its camera and Stories, it will let […]

SPICE UP YOUR INSTAGRAM STORIES WITH THESE AWESOME APPS

The Play Store has no shortage of apps for Instagram Stories, and you can use these apps to up your Instagram Stories game. With over 500 million users checking Instagram every day, you would want to make sure that your stories are eye-catching and entertaining. In this blog, we have weeded out six of the […]

Here’s how to add captions to your Instagram Stories to make them more accessible

Social media can be a fun and informative way to stay up-to-date with friends, co-workers, celebrities, and politicians. But it’s important to remember that the photos and videos you share aren’t always accessible to everyone. Over the years, teams working for platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have taken steps to help make the sites […]

Google’s March 2019 core quality update: Stories of recovery

Here’s an early look at a nutrition, small e-commerce and larger informational site after the March update. Each made changes based on clues from Google’s Quality Raters’ Guidelines; all saw gains in traffic after the update. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, […]