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WhatsApp launches Status, an encrypted Snapchat Stories clone

 WhatsApp could put the brakes on Snapchat’s international growth with today’s launch of WhatsApp Status, a new tab for sharing decorated photos, videos, and GIFs that disappear after 24 hours. It’s another Facebook-owned Snapchat Stories copycat, but the twist is that it’s end-to-end encrypted like WhatsApp messaging. WhatsApp tested the feature for beta users in… Read More Social – TechCrunch

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Snapchat beyond Stories: Be the HBO of mobile

 Snap is three things, and everyone else is two of them. There are plenty of chat apps, and Stories is being copied successfully by Instagram with more Facebook clones on the way. But Snapchat’s unique Discover section full of mobile-only daily magazines from professional publishers could evolve into something game-changing: the premier place for premium mobile video. Read More Social – TechCrunch

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Instagram Stories: How to Create Engaging Stories

Do you use Instagram? Wondering how Instagram stories work? To explore how to craft Instagram stories for business, I interview Sue B. Zimmerman. Instagram Stories The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media […] This post Instagram Stories: How to Create Engaging Stories first appeared on . – Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle

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Facebook Stories Start to Roll Out: This Week in Social Media

Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention. What’s New This Week Facebook Releases Facebook Stories in Ireland: Facebook rolled out Facebook Stories in Ireland for the iOS and Android […] This post Facebook Stories Start to Roll Out: This Week in Social Media first appeared on . – Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle