According to Connor Hayes, the director of product management at Facebook, the three main features that will be added to Facebook stories in India are the ability to save photographs taken on the Facebook camera without saving it on your device, voice recording for stories, and creating a story archive. The aim is to make it more attractive to people who can't use Stories the way it is now - and therefore don't use it at all. They will be given the option to save the photos and videos directly to their Facebook account. Just like a text-based post or a video-based post, Voice Posts give people a more direct and intimate way to share what they're thinking. The Facebook Stories Archive feature lets users save their stories to view, re-live them and share them. While users will be able to share 20 seconds long voice posts in Facebook Stories, no such limit has been set on voice posts shared in the News Feed. The saved clips also mean you can share them when you're in a more connected area if your signal is too poor to upload them right away. Facebook has said that these new features are rolling out to users in India first before they're made available to users across the globe. These changes will allow them to store all the photos and videos taken with the app in the Facebook cloud, therefore, relieving storage space from their devices.
"People around the world are using Stories to keep up with their friends throughout the day".
WhatsApp Stories now counts 450 million daily active users, while Instagram Stories has racked up 300 million daily active users.
Since then, it has released a number of updates to try and attract more users to the product.
Keeping privacy in mind, Voice Posts can be shared in the same way that Stories and News Feed posts are shared on Facebook.
Facebook appears to be strengthening its focus on the Stories platform as it appears the communication method shows no signs of becoming any less popular.
Sharing audio on Facebook stories.
So it seems unlikely that Facebook will abandon its Stories platform anytime soon.
When someone has an unseen story, their profile picture will be circled with a colourful ring. There's no information on when the feature will be rolled out to iOS users. Both features are targeting users in developing markets, where Facebook stands to gain the most users.
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He lives in Mexico, and it's unclear how close he is with Meghan . 66% of respondents said they are not interested in the wedding. The decision to bail out of the wedding has sparked a firestorm of interest over who will walk Markle down the aisle .
The firm also engages in melting scrap jewelry, as well as sells the gold, silver, and diamonds in commodity markets. The Northgate (LON:NTG)'s stock had its "Buy" Rating sent to investors and clients in a note on Tuesday morning.
They face BATE in the Belarusian Cup final on Sunday, where they will seek to defend the trophy they won past year . They are eighth in the Belarusian Premier League and face Bate Borisov in the Belarusian Cup final on Saturday.
Earnings before interest, tax, depreciationand amortisation (EBITDA) is likely to surge 9 percent YoY to Rs 4,236 crore. However, its hotel business fared better, posting an EBIT jump of 13 per cent year-on-year in the quarter under review.
CBS has officially revealed its TV lineup for fall 2018 , its first in years that will not feature Thursday Night Football. CBS will also feature a modern take on a old classic as Magnum P.I. debuts this fall at 9pm Eastern Time on Monday nights.
Starbucks also said it expects to more than double its operating income in China over the next 5 years, relative to 2017. Currently, 60 percent of transactions in its China stores are through mobile payments.
As per reports, two suspected terrorists were gunned down and two other suspects were arrested while one accused escaped that day. Sanjeev Kumar Yadav has eight President Gallantry Awards to his name, including one for the Batla House Encounter operation.
Apple told jurors that Samsung should hand over all the profit it made on four devices that were heavily inspired by the iPhone. Instead, the judges unanimously decided that an award could be based exclusively on the value of the components involved.
Using that figure, we expect 572 tb/d to come offline in the months immediately ahead, and 953 tb/d to come offline in a year. They would have to wind up investments by November or face USA sanctions. "They are very strong sanctions", Mnuchin said.
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Kent State's website said the university has rules forbidding students, faculty and staff from carrying "deadly weapons". Kaitlin later tweeted , "As a woman, I refuse to be a victim & the second amendment ensures that I don't have to be".
Honda Amaze launched at ₹5.59 lakh
The new Honda Amaze 2018 is based on a all-new platform and the kerb weight of the compact sedan stands between 905kg and 1,039kg. The Amaze gets dual-tone interiors with a 3-spoke multi-functional steering wheel and a twin-pod instrument cluster.
Ford To Resume Production Of F-Series Trucks
Production was halted due to a shortage of parts caused by a May 2 fire at Meridian Magnesium Products in Eaton Rapids. The production hiccup will cost Ford 12 cents to 14 cents per share in the second quarter.
Arteta favourite to land Arsenal job
But Arteta hasn't managed on any level and some Gunners supporters are unsure they want an untried manager taking over the reins. Moving forward, Arteta is considered as what Arsenal are looking for in the wake of Wenger .
Nobody Can Dad-Dance Quite Like John Travolta
Travolta was also honoured with Variety's first Cinema Icon Award at the bash, which was held at the Hotel du Cap in Antibes. Travolta tried his best to boogie down, but disco doesn't exactly translate to hip-hop.
Michigan State to pay Larry Nassar victims $500 million in settl
Nassar faced charges on seven counts of criminal sexual misconduct in the first degree, to which he pleaded guilty to in November. The remaining $75 million will be held in reserve in the event future lawsuits are filed against the university over Nassar.
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Sidney Gilstrap Portley was enrolled in two Dallas high schools for nearly nine months, claiming to be a Hurricane Harvey refugee. The woman, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said her 14-year-old knew the man as Rashun Richardson and thought he was 17.
T20 2018: Mumbai beat Punjab by 3 runs
Yadav (27 off 15) fell the very next ball and Mumbai , with 60 for 3 in six overs, had mixed feelings about the Power Play. Rahul was circumspect but Chris Gayle had no qualms welcoming Hardik Pandya with a smashing pull over mid-wicket for six.