WhatsApp Introduces 24-hour Stories like Snapchat and Instagram

It seems like all the social media giants are trying to copy each other. Earlier Facebook and Instagram introduced Snapchat like features. Now it is time for WhatsApp to introduce features like Snapchat. According to recent reports, WhatsApp Introduces 24-hour Stories like Snapchat and Instagram. Now WhatsApp users can post images or videos as their status.

WhatsApp Introduces 24-hour Stories like Snapchat and Instagram

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Earlier users can update their status by using emojis or text. More that status lasts as long as users want. However, with this new feature, users can post images or videos as status and that status will remain for 24 hours. After that it will be deleted automatically. Moreover, users can also change 6 ephemeral status in a day.

Just like Instagram and Snapchat Stories, you will just have to click the profile pictures of your friends, which usually appear in round circles in the contact list, to see what they’ve posted.

This feature will be available for iOS users first. Android users have to wait a little bit to get this feature.

WhatsApp stories feature will be available for iOS users first

This feature was first introduced in Snapchat that Instagram copy this feature. More than 150 million Instagram users have used ephemeral stories feature since last year.

Not only WhatsApp, its owned company, Facebook, is also testing the same feature. Soon we will get the same feature on Facebook, just above the news feed option.

WhatsApp is continuously working to improve its app. Recently, it has also introduced two-step verification. So that no one can make his/her account using your mobile number. Moreover, WhatsApp new update brought a feature that allow users to track their friends in real time. So, if your friends are in an emergency, you can track them easily.

Recently, WhatsApp has also increased the media share limit. Instead of 10, users can share 30 items at a time.

For More Details Also Read: WhatsApp Increases Media Sharing Limit to 30 items

Onsa Mustafa

Onsa is a Software Engineer and a tech blogger focuses on innovation in technology. She likes music, photography, traveling and exploring nature.

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