No one's using Facebook Stories, so the company's taking a new approach

Instagram is letting some users share their Snapchat-like 'Stories' directly to Facebook

Three months later the site added a live video functionality to Instagram Stories.

Zuckerberg & Co. have embedded Stories into pretty much every Facebook app, including Messenger and WhatsApp.

Instagram Stories already has 250 million daily users, while there's no current number provided on how many people are actually using Facebook Stories.

While its Snapchat clone "Stories" feature has been incredibly popular for Instagram, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has seen it totally fail to catch on within its own namesake platform.

Facebook added their version of Stories earlier this year but it is still yet to gain the same amount of traction as its Instagram counterpart. According to a report in TheNextWeb, the new comment bubbles are available for a small fraction of users as of now and it is unclear at this point whether the feature will make it to a wider rollout.

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In a statement made by an Instagram spokesperson, "We are always testing ways to improve the experience on Instagram and make it easier to share any moment with the people who matter to you". The move is seen as a way to pump blood into Facebook Stories, which hasn't taken off quite well as Instagram Stories has.

This type of new feature may seem a bit odd, but it may indicate a problem with the integration of the Snapchat feature on the main Facebook app. Both Apps have traditionally kept separate from the beginning.

This just goes on to show that Facebook has not had the success it had hoped with the stories feature in its native app. The Next Web claims that this is now being tested to a small fraction of users.

Instagram Stories might soon make its way to Facebook.

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