Facebook rolls out voice posts, Stories archive and cloud storage feature

Mail Online | 5/16/2018 | Annie Palmer For Dailymail.com
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Facebook is launching a slew of updates to its Stories feature.

The social media giant will now let users save photos and videos to the Facebook cloud, archive Facebook Stories and share voice messages with friends.

Updates - Users - India - Facebook - Worldwide

For now, the updates are only rolling out to users in India, but Facebook says they will soon arrive worldwide, according to TechCrunch.

A few of the features appear to be catering towards users with entry-level devices that live in areas with low-bandwidth internet, or with limited space on their phone.

Users - Option - Photos - Videos - Facebook

Now, users have the option to save photos or videos directly to Facebook's Camera, instead of being forced to save them to their phone's camera roll.

Only the user can see photos that are saved to Facebook's Camera and stored on the cloud.

Feature - Users - Facebook - Stories - Instagram

Another upcoming feature will allow users to archive their Facebook Stories, not unlike Instagram's relatively new archiving feature.

It'll automatically save your clips after they expire so that you can view them whenever or choose to re-share them.

Facebook - Camera - Feature - Posts

Like the Facebook Camera feature, it saves your posts privately.

The tools may persuade people in regions outside of North America, Europe and Asia to use Facebook Stories more often.

'We - Performance - Reliability - Stories - People

'We know that the performance and reliability of viewing and posting Stories is extremely important to people around the world, especially those with slower connections,' Facebook's director of Stories Connor Hayes told TechCrunch.

'We are always working on ways to improve the experience of viewing Stories on all types of connections, and have been investing here — especially on our FB Lite app'.

Archiving - Posts - Later - People - Moment

Archiving and saving posts for later should also allow more people to be in the moment, instead of focusing on editing or uploading photos.

'Saving photos and videos can be used to save what you might want to post later...
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