Facebook Challenges Snapchat With Its New Messenger Day
Facebook's new feature, Messenger Day, is all about enabling the users to share photos and videos that have filters to the public. Just like Snapchat's Stories, Facebook's Messenger Day would self-delete within 24 hours.
"We know that people come to Messenger to share everyday moments with friends and family. In Poland, we are running a small test of new ways for people to share those updates visually. We have nothing more to announce at this time," Facebook said in a statement to TechCrunch.,
What's with the new Facebook Messenger Day?
Facebook is not alone in this call to change, as Instagram also introduced a new stories feature that is now popular in Russia, which is not dominated by Snapchat.
Facebook's new Messenger Day can also be compared to the take on stories of Instagram. It contains a tile of rows that represents the many daily stories of different people that can be visible on the topic of the messenger screen.
"I'm Feeling," "Who's Up For?" and "I'm Doing" are just some of the many categories of filters that one can choose from in Messenger Day. It is also worth knowing that Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion in 2012, but failed to further its expansion as it failed to buy out Snapchat not one, but three times.
The Expansion of Facebook
Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom tells The New York Times that "Our mission has always been to capture and share the world's moments, not just the world's most beautiful moments. Stories will alleviate a ton of the pressure people have to post their absolute best stuff."
Whichever the case may be, it is widely accepted that Facebook will be with us for a very long time. Its features improve, as well as its popularity
New Microsoft Overtakes Facebook And Google As GitHub Open Source King
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SpaceX Launch Failure; Due To Alien Intervention?
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Microsoft Research Reveals Prototype AR Glasses And It Looks Like This
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