Facebook isn’t going to give up cloning Snapchat’s best-known feature anytime soon.
That resulted in a quick turnaround from WhatsApp and a compromise that involved keeping both functionalities. The feature had not generated much excitement among the WhatsApp user base. While there is no news on when and if at all the feature will be rolled out globally, Facebook has been expanding its test to include more countries, reported The Next Web. It had just begun to serve up ads in the News Feed on the desktop site, but hadn’t yet begun to do so on mobile.
Here’s how Messenger Day works: A Facebook user opens Messenger and snaps a photo. Share your views with us in the comments. A while ago, What’s App also took the example and you can now post pictures or videos that last about 24 hours. Instagram Stories – often derided as a desperate copycat effort at launch – has seen meteoric growth, in part thanks to its namesake platform’s massive built-in audience. I sent out my first Messenger Day to a small group of friends asking if anyone wanted to get coffee.
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What do you think of the upcoming feature, PR Daily readers? The story will be presented to you in an auto-advancing slideshow format with a set given time in between. “I think it’s beneficial to create separate integrated strategies and use them in different ways”. I wasn’t expecting it, and when I got it I chuckled. “That’s so cool”, she said.
Building on what is already the world’s biggest messaging service with more than 1 billion active users, the Facebook-owned company has started trialling a host of upcoming updates. The social media giant is rolling out a new feature – called Facebook Stories – that puts photo update heads on the top of the page and updates you to the latest about your online friend.
The disparity appears to stem from lower return on investment (ROI) that marketers have experienced with Snapchat on top of other issues, such as poor targeting, difficulty measuring key performance indicators and declining user engagement.