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Facebook enables sharing 'Stories' feature with public - Bangalore Mirror

San Fransisco: Months after its global launch in March, Facebook 'Stories' that you could only share with friends have now been unlocked for the public. Social media researcher Carlos Gil was the first to point out the feature, TechCrunch reported on ...and more »

Facebook Stories unlocks public sharing - TechCrunch

Facebook could jumpstart its Snapchat clone by letting social media stars and public figures post Stories publicly. When Facebook Stories launched globally in March, you could only share to all your friends or a subset of them. Now if you allow public ...and more »

How to get more followers on Snapchat: 6 proven tips - Mic

Growing a Snapchat following is more challenging than gathering followers on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook, since you can't peruse and explore content as seamlessly. But there are ways to grow your follower base. Here are six tips. Share your account ...and more »

With new public privacy setting, Facebook Stories not just for friends anymore - Digital Trends

Facebook Stories are going public — the social media platform recently rolled out the ability for anyone to see the self-deleting daily logs, instead of just sharing among friends. Public Facebook Stories are now available for users that allow public ...and more »

Facebook Stories enables public sharing as it steps up challenge to Snapchat - The Drum

Facebook Stories, the platform's ephemeral video and image-sharing service, has enabled public sharing in a move that could present a further challenge to Snapchat. The social network has confirmed to TechCrunch that Stories settings have been tweaked ...and more »

Snapchat is Telling People Where You Are. Here's How to Turn It Off - Money Magazine

With the Find My Friends app and Facebook's Nearby Friends, there are plenty of potentially creepy ways for people—friends and otherwise—to pinpoint your exact location. Snapchat's Snap Map is the newest addition to this tech privacy trend. “Snap Map ...and more »

Facebook Making 'Stories' Public Is a Blow to Rival Snapchat - Investopedia

In what is a major blow to Snap Inc.'s (SNAP) disappearing messaging app Snapchat, Facebook (FB) has made its "Stories" feature public, giving influencers and celebrities another reason to use the social media network. When the company first rolled out ...and more »

Teenage Clicks - Slate Magazine

How Facebook overcame its “coolness” problem, won back the kids who fled it for Snapchat, and secured its dominance of social media. By Will Oremus. 603862834 Facebook subsidiary Instagram has courted Snapchat fans with its own “Stories” feature. Photo ...and more »

How old do you have to be to have a Facebook, Snapchat or Instagram account? Social media age restrictions explained - The Sun

WHILE adults use social media sites everyday without thinking, it emerged more than three quarters of children aged under 13 are doing the same thing despite not being old enough to have an account. The online world can pose many dangers for youngsters ...and more »

Facebook Stories Can Now Be Made Available to Public Followers - Adweek

After only being available on the mobile app, this ephemeral video element may be coming to Facebook's web version. Facebook confirmed that the option of making Facebook Stories public so that followers can see them was rolled out a few weeks ago and ...and more »