INSTAGRAM LAUNCHES AUTO-ARCHIVE STORIES FEATURE Operating under Facebook, Instagram continues to leverage Snapchat's popular features with two innovations it added to the stories feature. The first of the features added to the social network the previous day archives stories and allows users to view their old stories whenever they want. Instagram now automatically archives when a story expires so only its owner can see it. Previously, only photos and videos could be archived on Instagram, but this was available as an optional option. In order to access the archived stories, it is necessary to touch the clock icon in the upper-right part of the profile page. On the Archive page, you can view previously archived photos and videos, as well as out-of-date stories visit igfind.com homepage to find our more. Auto-archived stories have been another Snapchat feature copied by Instagram. Snapchat launched this feature as Memories. Another feature added to Instagram allows archived stories to be displayed on the profile page. For this, it is necessary to touch the ring icon in the upper left corner of the profile page. Instagram's new features were released a week after the new design of the Snapchat app was released. The stories feature added to the social network in March of this year also increased the number of users of Instagram. According to April 2017 data, Instagram Stories are used by 200 million users every day, while Snapchat has around 158 million, active users. Now a New feature to Instagram' Stories': 'Like' button has arrived! A new feature that is expected to be used a lot is being added to Instagram Stories. Now, Instagram users will be able to directly like the story in question, as well as send a direct message or emoticon in Stories. "To follow the headlines and most read news of the day from your e-mail every morning, sign up for the Habertürk newsletter." "To follow the headlines and most read news of the day from your e-mail every morning, sign up for the Habertürk newsletter." And the expected feature is on Instagram. The social network Instagram is coming to Stories, one of its most interactive tools, with a new feature that users are eagerly waiting for. Now, Instagram users will be able to directly like the story in question, as well as send a direct message or emoticon in Stories. In this new feature of Instagram under the umbrella of Meta (Facebook), users will see a "heart" icon between the "Send Message" box at the bottom of the screen in "Stories" and the "airplane" icon that allows sharing the message. Through this new icon, "Stories" will be able to be liked, and the number of likes for the story in question will not be seen by anyone other than the person who shared the story. ANNOUNCED Announcing this new feature called "Special Story Likes," Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, said: "Starting today, you can now send some love by liking people's stories without sending a DM. Likes in stories are private and do not have numbers. Instead, they will appear as hearts in the viewer's section of your Stories view page."