October 21, 2020

Programmatic

In a world where nearly everyone is always online, there is no offline.

Instagram introduces stories

With the introduction of Instagram stories this week, the internet had a collective conniption fit over the cloning of one of Snapchat’s most popular features. Now, in addition to posting a pristine filtered photo to your Instagram timeline, you also can snap a rough selfie, doodle over it, and watch it disappear after 24 hours. Instagram didn’t even bother to alter the name, and its CEO doesn’t seem embarrassed about it. “You’re going to see stories pop up in other networks over time, because it’s one of the best ways to show visual information in chronological order,” Kevin Systrom explained to the verge.

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