How To Send Stories Using Direct Messages

Instagram now lets you share Stories in direct messages

Instagram now lets you share Stories in direct messages

The direct message icon will now appear whenever you watch a Story.

Instagram has been killing it with their stories feature, allowing you to create a story throughout the day to share with your followers. Facebook's also announced a new user-facing Stories feature created to increase sharing of ephemeral content.

If you don't like the thought of someone sharing your Instagram Story, you can opt to not allow sharing via Direct. To send a story to another Instagram user, open up the story you want to send. In your Stories Settings, you will find a feature to turn off this option.

Business Insider reports Facebook is extending its multi-format Canvas ad tool to include Instagram Stories. When the story expires, or disappears from the app, it will also disappear from the direct inbox and message thread. Recently, Facebook has made a decision to bring its Canvas format ads to Instagram stories making Instagram Stories more useful for branding. This enabled the company to http://blog.instagram.com/post/165260573787/170912-sharing-stories-directhttp://blog.instagram.com/post/165260573787/170912-sharing-stories-direct for the feature. To check first, make sure your app is up to date and you're using the latest version of the app. Photo: Instagram Once you select who you want to share with, you can also write a message if you want to give some context for why you're sending the story. To share a Story, touch the direct icon in the bottom right corner of the screen, pick a friend or group to share it with, and press send. "From stories you follow on surfing to stories about your best friend's cat, now you have more ways to share the stories you love", said Instagram. If you don't see the user you want to share the story with in the list provided you can also search their user name in the search bar. Click on to the Send button. The feature will definitely help people to see what they liked in a recent time.

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