Instagram wants to change the way you view Stories. How will do?

The fact that Instagram stay at the top of social networks, it is mainly due to the new updates you receive. His last big success were the stories with a duration of 24 hours, although later the Reels arrived.

Although these did not have the same impact, they are being widely used by content creators. As well. Now a new feature is about to arrive on the platform, which directly affects the stories, which can now be scrolled vertically.

At the moment, this test is being carried out with Instagram users in Turkey. The change will replace the horizontal story feed to put it in portrait mode, in the same way that it can be seen on TikTok. Another test that Instagram is starting to kick-start is Facebook’s cross-views. Although at the moment it is not known if it is a regional test or it will take the whole world.

Instagram wants to change the way you view Stories

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If you see the recording of this tweet, You will see that the way in which you will be able to see the stories of the users that you follow almost the same, the change is in the direction in which you will have to slide to see the next one.

Is about an update that, if it reaches everyone, could be a bit confusing. More than anything because the placement of these stories continues to appear horizontally at the top of the screen, but it is all a matter of getting used to the change of scrolling vertically.

And this is not all, besides, Instagram is working on making it possible to see a list of Facebook viewers by posting the same story on both social networks. This is a new way to further strengthen the integration of the two platforms.

Even if it is unknown whether the rollout will be staggered and limited or not. The latest Meta implementation has been a support to be able to send direct messages to users between Instagram and Facebook users. Therefore, it is not a change that takes us by surprise, since Meta has been working for some time to close the gap between the two social networks. In this way, now we can only be patient and wait for these functions to land with the latest version of Instagram.

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At the moment, this test is being carried out with users in Turkey. The change will replace the horizontal story feed to put it in portrait mode, in the same way that it can be seen on TikTok. Another test that Instagram is starting to kick-start is Facebook’s cross-views. Although at the moment it is not known if it is a regional test or it will take the whole world.