Tag Archive: stories


Instagram Stories gets updated with sticker polls

Instagram’s Stories just got a new feature which lets users add poll stickers. The new tool means you’ll be able to attach two-option queries to your Stories. To add a poll drag and drop a sticker to your Story and then you’ll be presented with the tools to customize the question and choices. Viewers can […]

The best 360-degree stories on YouTube

Here is a chance to see something truly magical and fun

When Google first released Cardboard we got our first view of a “360 Story” from Motorola. It featured a cute mouse looking for his hat and was so endearing it spawned a host of other stories. We will take you through some of them today. Here’s our top 5.

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Instagram users can now share Stories via Direct messages

A new feature is currently rolling out to Instagram users on Android and iOS which gives them the ability to share Stories via direct messages. Now, whenever you watch a Story, a new direct message icon will appear in the bottom right corner. Tap on it and select the friend or group you want to […]

Instagram Stories updated with photo and video replies

Instagram has issued a new update today which lets users reply to Stories by virtue of photos or videos. Previously you could only write a message as a reply. Now when you’re watching a story you’ll notice a new camera button on the bottom left of the screen. Tap it to take a Boomerang or […]

Instagram introduces Location and Hashtag Stories in Explore section

Another week, another batch of new Instagram features. Now the Facebook-owned social media announced two new tools that will allow users to find out what’s going on around them. Enter the new Location and Hashtag Stories which will soon be live under the Explore section. Now when you access the Explore tab, you should be […]

Give your friends a reason to snap with Snapchat’s custom stories

Snapchat’s new feature isn’t a killer one, but it will certainly give its existing users another reason to keep using it.

A new Snapchat feature could help you when encouraging your friends to at least install the Snapchat app for the weekend. Snap has introduced custom Stories, which are designed to help friends and family groups collectively snap even the most mundane of events on the fly.

Custom Stories are easy to  [Read More…]

Instagram update adds infusion of new sticker features to Stories and Direct

A few days ago Instagram announced it was adding disappearing photos and videos to its Direct Messages platform. Now the Facebook-owned app is celebrating hitting its 200 million user milestone (up from the 150 million it had in January) with a new update which adds a bunch of new sticker options in both Stories and […]

Even Kickstarter success stories are sick of nonsense campaigns

It seems like everyone has had a bad Kickstarter experience these days.

The core idea behind Kickstarter, where a great idea can become reality with support from people outside of your average sphere of influence, is amazing. We’ve seen tremendous success stories come from the crowdfunding site and its clones, but more often than not what you hear about are the failures. Things that sounded amazing but were terrible when it shipped, things that promised to ship  [Read More…]

New Facebook update adds new camera effects, Snapchat-like stories

Facebook is slowly turning into a Snapchat clone. After adding features like My Day on Messenger, the social network recently introduced a new update which brings another Snap-like feature. This time it’s a bunch of new camera effects and new ways to share photos and videos on Facebook with friends on iOS and Android. With […]

Facebook wants people to use its app for messaging again with new Stories feature

Facebook is adding Stories to its core app, and over 1.6 billion people will now get to know Snapchat, whether they realize it or not.

For years, Facebook has been about sharing with everyone — and doing a million other things, from selling products to joining groups to marking yourself as safe during emergencies. All of these things, together, have led to the service being the most-used Android app in the world, and overall the most popular digital platform  [Read More…]