The new feature, that is supposed to increase the popularity of both applications, is reportedly being tested by a small number of users.
Last October, Facebook extended the usage (and flexibility) of Instagram Stories - the Snapchat-like feature that lets you patch together photos and videos into a slide show - by making it easy to directly post a Story to Facebook. The number of combined users on both these platforms is nearly twice the size of Snapchat, which now has around 173 million daily active users. The report adds that an Instagram Story that is posted on WhatsApp as a Status will also be encrypted similar to the rest of the messaging app. There's no word yet on when exactly the feature is going to go live worldwide, but it's expected to see a wider rollout later in the year.
Social media giant Facebook is ruling the social space for a decade, and combined with Whatsapp and Instagram, the company has hardly any competition. One key advantage Facebook holds over Snapchat is the fact that it has multiple social platforms - Facebook itself, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger - to play with and so can offer this ability to post from one platform to another.
According to a Brazilian blog, Instagram is testing a way through which its users can directly post their Stories on WhatsApp.
Uber Used Another Secret Software Program to Evade Police
It cooperated with a second search warrant that explicitly covered the files and agreed to collect provincial taxes for each ride. Ripley was used at least two dozen times, according to the report, which some consider to be an obstruction of justice.
MI made great again with $1 BILLION Chrysler Investment
Some of that money was earmarked for Warren, where FCA said it plans to start making the Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer by 2020. The company said roughly 60,000 hourly and salaried American workers will receive an additional $2,000, according to Reuters.
'New Mutants' Release Date Moved to 2019
Director Tim Miller is developing the "X-Men" spin-off focusing on female superhero Kitty Pride. First up is the highly-anticipated Deadpool 2 , which moves up two weeks from June 1 to May 18.
NC loses Toyota-Mazda auto plant to Alabama
Aside from Toyota's original production facility and the upcoming one, Alabama is also home to a Mercedes-Benz plant. The site for the new plant is located about 14 miles from Toyota's Alabama plant.
Circuit City Set to Relaunch Online Next Month
As the news of the tech company's reboot circulated, savvy social media users reacted with a variety of comments to the news. During its heyday in the 1980s and 1990s, Circuit City was the second-largest US electronics retailer after Best Buy.