That both the Facebook and Messenger apps have become bloated with all these cloned features from Snapchat is no secret. Particularly the 24-hour ephemeral post on either platform dubbed Facebook Stories and Messenger Day for the Facebook and Messenger mobile apps respectively.
Well, Facebook has noticed it erred thereby cloning the feature from Snapchat in a manner that is both redundant and unnecessary duplication. The social network is now correcting that by letting the user update just a single ‘Stories’ that will now appear across both platforms in synced manner.
That is to say, should you upload your ‘Stories’ on either the Facebook or Messenger app. The same Stories will also be synced to the other platform automatically. You will no longer have to upload the same thing on both platforms; a time-wasting duplication exercise.
Also, the viewership counts will also sync across the platforms. A Story viewed on Messenger will also count as viewed when you switch to the Facebook app; the vice versa is also true. To make things clear, Facebook has done away with the Messenger Day and Facebook Stories and now just displays them …read more