Facebook that recently decided to have an ad feature in its Messenger app is now coming up with Facebook Stories, the self-deleting 24-hour daily logs, that were available only in mobile and are now being tested for desktop browser support recently to spread the use of feature among more users.
About the new update
The Facebook stories will have mobile circles on the top right hand column in News Feed on desktop. The friends who all have added to their stories will be shown in that circle for the followers.
The origin of the idea
Initially, the stories feature was meant for the mobile. Snapchat brought up the idea to share photos of the day, which gets deleted automatically the next day, to start a new visual log. Facebook Stories are related to Facebook Camera, which is also a Snapchat inspired feature.
About Facebook’s Stories
It was launched at the beginning of the year 2017 after introducing Instagram feature last year. This Instagram stories have conquered Snapchat’s user count within few months.