There's no other way to describe it - Instagram is ripping off Snapchat. It's a thing.
Instagram seems to be trying to loop it's way into using a feature that Snapchat is known for - Stories.
Well, now Instagram will be implementing the same type of platform at the top of your screen, as shown by the video below:
Introducing Instagram Stories, a new feature that lets you share all the moments of your day Learn more at http://blog.instagram.com/post/148348940287/
You can basically do the same exact things as you do on Snapchat in regards to stories. You just don't have to have a Snapchat.
Instagram says that the Stories function will be rolling out over the next few weeks in Instagram, according to their blog.
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