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Instagram tests Group Stories after Facebook ditched them


They may make more sense for a service where they’ll be utilized.

Facebook might not be giving up on Group Stories just because it’s cutting them from its main app. App sleuther Jane Manchun Wong has actually discovered test code for a Group Story function in Instagram.

There’s no secret to how it works– you ‘d just select to “share to Group Story.” Still, it might be useful for those moments when you want to recap your experiences for a smaller sized social circle beyond those you have actually marked as Close Friends.

Like other tests, there’s no warranty this will make the cut. That’s particularly pertinent offered the fate of the comparable function in Facebook. However, it may stand a much better possibility of survival in Instagram. Put simply, Stories are more of a staple here than they remain in Facebook– it makes more sense to include them in this app. It helps that Instagram currently has Story sticker labels that straight link to group chats.

Drew Simms
Drew has been a retail jockey, founded a professional photography business and a news blog covering the Apple ecosystem. He has served as News Editor and Managing Editor at The Next Web and is now Editor-In-Chief at Drew Reports News. He has made a name for himself in the tech media world as a writer and editor, relentlessly covering Apple and Twitter, in addition to a broad range of startups in the fields of robotics, computer vision, AI, fashion, VR, AR and more. Owns shares in ETFs. Contact Drew at [email protected]

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