Which social media “stories” do you use most often?

A while ago, Facebook started adding some pizzazz to its apps — Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram — in order to improve user retention and even attract more users. Such features include the virtual face masks / makeup and stories, with special effects, stickers and emoji on video also making an appearance. Any of these sound like they were lifted off of Snapchat? Naaaah...

Anyway, stories are popular, and fully autonomous within apps — if you post a story through your Facebook app, it won't be visible in Messenger, nor Instagram, and certainly not in Snapchat. So, you can technically have 4 different stories across these 4 major social media platforms.

But nobody does that... right?

So, which stories are most widely used? Which app do you post your stories in?

Which of these apps' "Stories" do you use most often?

I use a few at a time, posting different content for my different profiles
I randomly switch between the different apps



1. Anonymous.

Posts: 423; Member since: Jun 15, 2016

None of the above.

13. mahima

Posts: 739; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

me too WhatsApp all the way!!

2. Cicero

Posts: 1137; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

The same "None of them" for me.

3. JDeus01

Posts: 48; Member since: May 07, 2013

whatsapp also has this


Posts: 446; Member since: Nov 21, 2016

I've been a long time user of snapchat but now I'm hating this new update. Snapchat also makes the photo quality worse on Android so I'm planning on making a switch to Instagram.

5. toosmoove

Posts: 914; Member since: Sep 28, 2017

Need a 'None' option, PA.

6. Sammy_DEVIL737

Posts: 1529; Member since: Nov 28, 2016

I usually use Whatsapp story to post my photos. But no Whatsapp story option. I guess Whatsapp isn't used worldwide.

7. Sammy_DEVIL737

Posts: 1529; Member since: Nov 28, 2016

I usually use Whatsapp story to post my photos. But no Whatsapp story option. I guess Whatsapp isn't used worldwide.

8. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Where is the, social media is for dummies option?

9. KingSam

Posts: 1481; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

None. I occasionally use WhatsApp stories but rarely.

10. libra89

Posts: 2299; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Instagram only. I'm usually opening Instagram multiple times a day.

11. KillerKeyboard

Posts: 372; Member since: Nov 21, 2013

Since I have online retail stores, I use them ALL. lol But for personal use? Naaahh...

12. xq10xa

Posts: 810; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

PA assumes chicks use their site. Lol

15. skips

Posts: 487; Member since: Oct 04, 2015

it's not 'feminine' to stay in touch with your friends online. not that a person like you would know, lol.

16. An.Awesome.Guy

Posts: 636; Member since: Jan 12, 2015

I don't use stories, I have enough drama in my life :P

17. Yousefjaber206

Posts: 116; Member since: Jan 09, 2018

None actully

18. rsiders

Posts: 1979; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Instagram for the win.

19. megathaszrul89

Posts: 203; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

Nope, haven't used any of'em, even sometimes i wonder, what's the purpose of these so-called stories. At least, i don't hate'em.

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