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.
'Dixie' dropped from name of Dolly Parton's dinner show
Officials said the existing locations re-open for the 2018 season from late January through early spring depending on location. Music legend and celebrity Dolly Parton has altered the name of her popular tourist attraction near her hometown in Tennessee.
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.
Hazard says he'll sign Chelsea contract after Courtois
With Hazard rejecting a new contract, it is obvious that the Chelsea superstar is also considering his future move. This was so that, if necessary, he could follow the interest of Real, whom he could see himself playing for.
China trade surplus drops, but not with US
Russian Federation estimated in 2016 that the annual trade flows between the two world powers were at $66.1 billion. Prices were around 5,500 yuan (US$848.44) per tonne this week, off 45% from peaks seen in late December.
Scientists found water ice on Mars
Wonderful images from NASA have revealed eight ice sites going as deep as 100 metres and just a few feet below the surface. It could also help direct future landers to sample the planet's water and possibly use it to support human landings.