When Instagram released Stories a few months ago, I utterly mocked them for copying the concept of Snapchat story. Stories lets you share photos and videos that disappear at the end of the day; the exact similar feature could be found on Snapchat. The latter had rejected Facebook’s acquisition deal back in 2013. I was nearly confident the former would not work out for long. Oh boy, I was so wrong. Start using Instagram Stories, and you begin to get the sense that it’s a much better experience from a user interface point of view.
Over the past few weeks, I have spent my time pondering whether to use Snapchat to post a Story or Instagram? Here’s why.