How to Create an Instagram Stories Content Plan: A Guide for Marketers (Social Media Examiner)

Social Media Examiner: How to Create an Instagram Stories Content Plan: A Guide for Marketers. Really a guide for anyone who’s interested in consistent outreach and engagement. “Want to do more with Instagram Stories? Looking for a useful guide to help plan your Instagram stories? In this article, you’ll learn how to plan, create, optimize, and schedule Instagram Stories content for your business.”

Social Media Today: Instagram’s Working on a New ‘Stop-Motion’ Tool for Stories

Social Media Today: Instagram’s Working on a New ‘Stop-Motion’ Tool for Stories. “Are you sick of reading over and over again about how you need to be creating video content, when you don’t have the skills, equipment, nor inspiration to be coming up with effective, engaging video posts? This might help – according to reverse engineering maverick Jane Manchun Wong, Instagram is developing a new ‘Stop-Motion’ camera option for Instagram Stories, which would provide another way to create interesting video updates, without having to record any actual video at all.”

Popsugar: Whoa, You Can Turn Anything in Your Camera Roll Into an Instagram Story Sticker

Popsugar: Whoa, You Can Turn Anything in Your Camera Roll Into an Instagram Story Sticker. “If you’re like me, you sometimes look at people’s impressive, beautiful Instagram Stories and think, ‘How on Earth did they do that?!’ It’s hard for me to figure out how they create such cool stories, from the varied text to the videos to the music to the extra photos that appear. But there’s a hack from Twitter user Kat Tepylo Murphy that will allow users like myself to get more creative with our Instagram Stories: you can turn any photo in your camera roll into a sticker.”

CNET: Instagram Stories don’t need pics or video anymore. Here’s how to get started

CNET: Instagram Stories don’t need pics or video anymore. Here’s how to get started. “Instagram is getting a slew of new features, including a camera tool called Create Mode, enhanced shopping tools and support for starting a fundraiser within the app. Instagram has already started rolling out the new tools. Here’s how to use them.”

Engadget: An Instagram bug briefly showed Stories to strangers

Engadget: An Instagram bug briefly showed Stories to strangers. “According to the company, the bug “caused a small number of people’s Instagram Stories trays to show accounts they don’t follow.” The full Stories did not load if the accounts were private. Instagram says it corrected the issue in a matter of hours and believes only a small percentage of accounts were impacted. But as TechCrunch points out, 500 million people use Instagram Stories daily, so even a small hiccup like this, could have a far-reaching impact.”

Mashable: Here’s how to add captions to your Instagram Stories to make them more accessible

Mashable: Here’s how to add captions to your Instagram Stories to make them more accessible. “Instagram’s Stories, for example, don’t come with closed captioning, which presents a challenge for the 466 million people in the world who are deaf or hard of hearing. But while Instagram itself has yet to provide in-app Story captioning, third party apps exist that can help you transcribe your videos and add captions at the bottom of the screen.”

Sprout Social: The Ultimate Guide on How to Use Instagram Stories

Sprout Social: The Ultimate Guide on How to Use Instagram Stories . “Stories are no longer seen as a novelty. At this point, they’re a staple of Instagram itself. But if you don’t quite ‘get’ Stories or how they work, their popularity might leave you scratching your head a bit. Don’t fret. In this guide, we’re going to break down how to use Instagram Stories for your business or brand. From what makes a proper post to best practices to ensure your Stories don’t go unnoticed, we’ve got you covered.”