Snapchat may bring 'Stories' to the web

Snapchat may bring 'Stories' to the web

Snapchat may bring 'Stories' to the web

Chopra was previously the CEO of News Corp.'s social news company Storyful, and also led video efforts for the company.

The move is created to boost Snapchat's profile beyond the mobile app as Facebook and Instagram provide fierce competition to the social media app. Chopra will be responsible for leading the new "Stories Everywhere" initiative.

While Facebook may have its fair share of problems, it's still one of the most popular social media platforms around and for good reason. And the app will continue to invest in developing new features that make sure that the users will have an app that is of high quality. The decision to make Stories available outside of Snapchat arrives as the app's user growth has stalled in the wake of its massive IPO. His job will be to figure out how to share Snapchat content in places outside of the app, which would be a pretty big change from the way things now operate.

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Furthermore, Snapchat users will have all of their pictures from this year condensed into a single, editable story.

Furthermore, the company may allow other apps to access its feeds of videos generated by users, from breaking news to sports games.

Snapchat clearly knows it has an Instagram Stories problem and is open to new ways to get users interested. Snap also reported a record low in monthly crash rates on both Android as well as iOS, a year after Snap started tracking the metric.

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In reality though, you really have to ask yourself if you want your stories published on multiple platforms.

Instagram has a lot more than 200 million daily users - the number is north of 600 million - but it looks like Facebook wanted to highlight only the Stories-related number in its announcement. Of course, you can still export your stories later and upload them separately as a video file. Leave a comment below.

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