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Instagram Stories Are Coming to Mobile Web Browsers

Instagram Stories Are Coming to Mobile Web Browsers

Instagram is bringing it’s Snapchat-like stories to the mobile web.

When logged into on a mobile web browser, you will now see stories at the top of your feed just like in the app.

While viewing a story, left and right arrows will appear for skipping forward or backward.

Bringing Instagram stories to mobile browsers will give people the opportunity to view stories on a larger screen, such as those using tablets.

Instagram Stories Are Coming to Mobile Web Browsers

This is rolling out gradually to all users over the coming weeks.

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It will be some time before users can upload stories with a mobile web browser, as that functionality isn’t coming for a few months.

Instagram notes that over 250 million people use stories every day. That figure is especially notable because it’s more than Snapchat’s entire user base.

What is clearly a Snapchat clone has become one of the centerpieces of Instagram.


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