Only for India, Facebook rolls out fresh updates for stories

Facebook rolls out India-first features for its stories format voice posts

Besides making Stories more appealing to those who don't have much storage to spare, it also makes it easier for people who share devices with family members, according to Facebook. Now, Facebook Stories is getting an all-new feature which will allow people to do 'Voice Posts.' This means that your voice can be a Facebook Story.

To deal with the low percentage of users sharing Facebook Stories, the social media giant is introducing new functionalities to the tool that are now being launched in India and will be shared later at a global scale.

In both cases, the goal is to give users a way to privately save photos in a way that's tied to their Facebook account rather than their phone's local storage. Facebook Stories, with similar characteristics than Instagram, came to the rescue to enable users to share their pictures in a fast and effective manner.

Another interesting feature coming to Facebook's platform is voice posts. However, it is certainly a fresh thing for Facebook users and is created to let users start sharing their voice notes on the social networking platform.

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Among other offerings, the Save Photos and Videos feature offers you a way to save photos and videos that you capture using the Facebook Camera.

The firm will now let you share voice posts as well, so you don't necessarily have to type in your stories, but can share voice messages as well.

Facebook is bringing a bunch of new features to its Stories. This new feature will be present as a new mode in the Facebook Camera.

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

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The three features are Voice Posts, the ability to archive Stories, and access to the cloud to store unshared photos. Voice posts, which are also being introduced, give people a new medium through which they can express themselves. Now, Voice posts will be a new option in the Facebook Camera. Archived stories will be viewable on the new "Your Archive" section of the Facebook app.

Nearly as an afterthought, Facebook is also adding voice posts, which allows the camera-shy to make fun updates without having to put on makeup first.

You'll need to tap the Archive button (looks like a small clock) that is located in the Stories section above your News Feed. After a photo disappears from a story, they can find it in the story archive, a place only the user can see, though they can always choose to not save them. These will be rolled out for India first.

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