Instagram is bringing it’s Snapchat-like stories to the mobile web.
When logged into Instagram.com 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.
This is rolling out gradually to all users over the coming weeks.
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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