The Heidi Thorne Show

Using Stories Features on Social Media | Episode 167

November 10, 2020

What is all the Stories mania about? Now almost all major social media networks--including Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube--have some sort of Stories feature that allows users to post photos or videos that disappear after a while. How did this feature come about? What are some of the pros and cons of using it? Find out in this episode.

Blog: Using Stories Features on Social Media: What You Need to Know

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Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view segment on YouTube):

0:11 What are Stories on social media?

0:28 The history of Stories

2:54 Why are Stories features so popular?

4:55 Challenges of using Stories

7:43 Stories-like features and networks that are not Stories (Instagram Reels, TikTok)

8:52 Best practices for using Stories