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.
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YouTube video: https://youtu.be/7L8c5lFEXZ0
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