Snapchat's video views have grown to 10 billion a day, up from 8 billion in February, according to the company. "People's behavior is changing so that photos are being used as speech instead of a repository for memories," SunTrust Robinson Humphrey's Robert Peck said.
Instagram’s highly curated feed often feels like a museum full of people’s best work. Now, the company is adding a new section that’s more akin to a pop-up gallery show: messier, more chaotic, and with a see-it-now-or-miss-it-forever quality to it. This new section, called Stories, will play host to photos and video that don’t live in your main feed and, crucially, vanish after 24 hours.
Instagram has rolled out a new change for Instagram Stories which enables users to upload any photo or video content from their camera roll for their Story, even if that content is older than the previous 24 hour limit.
Instagram has been testing the expanded threshold for the last few months - some users reported seeing access to content from the last week in their Stories options back in September.