A WhatsApp spokesperson said: "We are always testing ways to improve the experience on Instagram and make it easier to share any moment with the people who matter to you". According to Facebook, there were over 300 million daily active users of Instagram Stories and this number outshines that of the Snapchat product that was the first one of this sort.
TechCrunch reports that Facebook is running a test which enables Instagram users to post their Stories directly to WhatsApp as a WhatsApp Status.
This new feature will work by using the public API (application program interface) which will allow developers to integrate WhatsApp with third-party apps.
There are a few reasons why Facebook may be interested in making Instagram Stories more shareable, and specifically on WhatsApp. After all, once this feature becomes official, you can create one Story on Instagram and share it to Facebook, Messenger, and WhatsApp. It will allow companies to make much better use of their Instagram stories by also promoting them on their Facebook page, an option previously not available.
Burmese army admits to killing Rohingya
It comes as two reporters for Reuters news agency face trial for receiving secret documents reportedly related to the massacre. Amnesty called on the United Nations to allow a fact-finding mission to uncover the "full extent of the violations".
Facebook recently let users share their Facebook Stories to Instagram, now the firm might let WhatsApp do the same thing.
However, there is a catch.The above is now only available on personal profiles and not Brand or Company pages.
Earlier this month, Instagram started experimenting with recommended posts. However, much like the Instagram stories - the WhatsApp status will disappear after 24 hours.
Well, for those unaware, Instagram Stories, WhatsApp Status and Facebook Stories are all clones of Snapchat Stories.
The second reason could be to help spur more usage of WhatsApp Status. Would you like to have a feature on Instagram which would let you post Instagram Stories directly on WhatsApp as a WhatsApp Status? These posts show up in your timeline, but they're not from people that you now follow.
The outpouring of support will continue Thursday, as Sutherland Springs residents line the street to cheer on Ward's return home. Sparky the dog greets Sutherland Springs shooting victim Ryland Ward outside University Hospital, Jan. 11, 2018.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger also said that negotiations were taking place, adding that he did not know if Walcott would stay. Walcott, a 28-year-old English global , has been at Arsenal since joining the club from Southampton in 2006.
Last season, linebacker Dont'a Hightower and cornerback Cyrus Jones were members of the New England Patriots' championship team. Tennessee had to win in Week 17 to simply make the playoffs and, most likely, to save the job of head coach Mike Mularkey.
Before practice in Toronto on Wednesday, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue showed his team video of the first quarter against Minnesota. On Monday night, the Raptors found themselves down 111-113 to the Brooklyn Nets with only 30 seconds left in overtime.
The truck is a major source of GM profit and one of the most significant introductions associated with the show. Fiat/Chrysler says the tax plan will also mean the return of manufacturing jobs to the USA from Mexico.
The Apple Watch Series 3 does not have a discount on the price, but all three are eligible for a cashback offer from ICICI Bank. While iPhone 8 with 256 GB variant has 9% flat discount and is available at Rs 69,499 from it's market price of Rs 77,000.
Core inflation, while not the Federal Reserve's preferred inflation measure is still well below the central bank's target of 2%. On a year-on-year (YoY) basis, the CPI inflation last month was higher than the 3.41 per cent recorded in December 2016.
That compares with the $30,000 on average that GM collects today for one of its vehicles, mostly derived from the initial sale. The company declined to identify the first states in which it plans to launch the vehicle or say when it would begin testing.
As of right now, there is no contact from Real Madrid . "Eden is only one of the parties involved in his future". EDEN HAZARD has given Chelsea a major boost by suggesting he is ready to commit his long term future to the club.
Taylor rocked more outfits than she hit cities, showing all her looks from glamorous to the night life to wet hair in a bathrobe. Both Future and Ed were not seen in those three pics, and not even Katy Perry , who was rumored to star in the said visuals.
Leonard: Sessions needs to 'back off' on marijuana
Attorney General Jeff Sessions to eliminate certain protections created for the industry by the Obama Administration. Even President Trump "promised" to keep marijuana legalization a state issue during his campaign.
Samsung Galaxy S9 box reveals specs of the upcoming flagship
First spotted by GizmoChina , the listing reveals that the Samsung Galaxy S9 features a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display. Of all the things, Samsung had to upgrade the camera since it has been using the same setup for two years in a row now.
Mario Tennis Aces Coming to Nintendo Switch
It mixes the fashion and culture of Tokyo's Shibuya district with a unique timing-based action/RPG game system. It came out past year on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita, and it's headed to Nintendo Switch this summer.
Ford recalls 2900 pick-up trucks over faulty airbags
His collision with a cow did not kill him, but metal fragments spewed by the airbag inflator did , lawyers for the family said. The problem brought a criminal conviction and fine against Takata and forced the Japanese company into bankruptcy protection.
LeBron James, Cavs routed again as Raptors romp 133-99
They won't need reminding, though, that Cleveland has dumped them from the playoffs in each of the last two seasons . The problem is that the type of player they are looking for may not even be available for trade this season .