The online social media corporation from California is ditching the outside the box thinking and will introduce a new feature similar to Snapchat format. Facebook is currently testing an improved Stories version that Snapchat users are well familiar with. Last year in August, Instagram has adopted a clone feature from Snapchat Stories while the company was already under the ownership of Facebook. To avoid an overload of information, the company has also changed the format of the privacy basics by making them easier to understand.
At the moment, Facebook is running its Stories feature in Ireland only to be able to test it before launching it at a global level. The new addition will share many similarities with its twin versions from Snapchat and Instagram. Thus, in a matter of days, Facebook users will be able to select a transient nature for their posted content. They can choose to either keep their images or videos as memories or make them disappear in 24 hours. This particular content will be visible solely on Facebook Stories where people can interact with the creators through a direct message.
The new type of content will appear on top of the screen exactly as it happens with Snapchat and Instagram. Moreover, Facebook users will be able to adorn their images or clips with different filters. At the same time, the company is getting ready to introduce a simpler version of its privacy basics that now has a modern edge. The important information here is now reorganized so that users have it easier to understand how to make their Facebook activity safer and more lucrative for them.
Privacy Basics offers 32 interactive guides that were translated into 44 languages so that anyone has a clear grasp of what is going on. The company stated in a blog post that users would enjoy full support in understanding on how to select what group of people can see their posts, how others see their profiles, and how to set up their account security. Beside privacy basics, the company is also putting in a lot of efforts to monetize its Facebook Messenger application and control the quality of the news articles people receive in their news feeds.
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