You may think it's superfluous with Instagram stories, or you just do not want to see the boring life of high school friends, but ephemeral Snapchat-style stories now have 500 million daily users on Facebook and Messenger. WhatsApp's status feature has 500 million daily updates, and Instagram has reached that milestone three months ago. This is impressive because it means that one-third of Facebook's 1.56 billion daily users publish or watch stories on a daily basis when Facebook launched the feature two years ago.
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CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the new statistics on Facebook's current earnings forecast for the first quarter of 2019. This shows that users' growth rate has increased, but he has had to save $ 3 billion for a potential FTC fine on privacy practices.] Facebook uses stories not just to bind people, but to squeeze more money out of them. Today, COO Sheryl Sandberg announced that 3 million advertisers have bought Stories ads from the Facebook apps family. I'd expect Facebook to launch a Stories Ad Network soon, so other apps can show Facebook's vertical video ads and limit revenue.
Facebook's aggressive move to clone Snapchat stories not just on Instagram, but everywhere The user may have been angry at first, but many of them have come. If you give people a place to place the faces of their friends' friends, fill them out. And if someone dangles a window into the lives of people you know, and people who you would like to do so, you can open this window regularly.