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Sixteenth time lucky: Facebook goes after Snapchat, again - The Guardian

Previously from Facebook: two clones of Snapchat Stories, two attempted acquisitions (one of Snapchat, one of a Chinese company making Snapchat-style camera apps), four standalone apps, two ephemeral messaging implementations, and five new cameras with ...and more »

Facebook Stories puts a Snapchat clone above the News Feed - TechCrunch

Instagram put a dent in Snapchat by placing its own version of Snapchat Stories atop its feed, and now Facebook is doing the same. Today Facebook launched Facebook Stories in Ireland on iOS and Android, with plans to bring it to more countries in the ...and more »

Facebook just made a key move in its quest to crush Snapchat - Business Insider

Facebook Stories Like Instagram, Facebook Stories are shown at the top of the Facebook app. You tap each circle to see a friend's story.Facebook. After successfully copying Snapchat with Instagram Stories, Facebook is at it again in its big blue app ...and more »

Facebook is bringing Snapchat-like Stories to its main mobile app - The Verge

Facebook has been on a Snapchat-copying roll. First Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, rolled out its version of 24-hour stories. Then Facebook began testing a similar product on its Messenger app in Poland. And now, Facebook is testing ephemeral ...and more »

Facebook unveils Stories in its main app - Business Insider

Facebook has started testing the ephemeral Stories format in its main mobile app, Business Insider reports. The test has rolled out in Ireland initially, and the company plans to bring it to more countries in the coming months. Facebook Stories is ...and more »

Facebook clones another Snapchat feature with the debut of Stories - Digital Trends

The joke is becoming old at this point: Facebook can't seem to stop grafting the competition's features into its own social web. It launched Facebook Live, a streaming video feature “inspired” by apps like Twitter's Periscope and Meerkat, in 2015. It ...and more »

Facebook is copying yet another popular Snapchat feature: Stories - Recode

Facebook is copying another key Snapchat feature: Stories, short user-generated photo and video montages that disappear after 24 hours. The new feature is only live in Ireland, the same market where Facebook is testing a few other Snapchat-like ...and more »

Facebook Stories?! Snapchat's main feature is copied again - Mashable

The competition couldn't be more heated. Facebook has released a near identical clone of Snapchat Stories, the company announced Wednesday. It wouldn't be the first time. Back in August, Facebook-owned Instagram released Instagram Stories, which almost ...and more »

Ukrainians can now go live on Instagram - Kyiv Post

A new feature  – Live Stories – became available to Instagram users on Jan. 24, and Ukrainians will be among the first ones to enjoy it. According to Instagram, the feature will be rolling out worldwide over the next week, apart from in the ...and more »

Facebook is copying Instagram's copy of Snapchat's Stories - The Next Web

It was only a matter of time. After copying Snapchat's Stories on Instagram – and then improving on them – Facebook proper is now testing a Stories feature as well. It works pretty much exactly as on Instagram. Open up the Facebook app, and you'll see ...and more »