The story format, originated and made famous by Snapchat, has been on Facebook's radar for some time, with the Menlo Park-based company first testing a Snapchat Stories clone within Messenger in September 2016. Now, Facebook users can share stories within the main Facebook app.
Also know, how long do Facebook stories last?
How long do Facebook Stories last? Once posted, they'll stay viewable for 24 hours. After that, they disappear.
Can I see who viewed my Facebook story?
With Facebook Stories, you'll be able to see both how many people have viewed your Stories and the names of individual viewers. Like Snapchat and Instagram, Facebook will allow people to view Stories for 24 hours. If you've blocked someone on Facebook, he or she will not be able to see your Story.
Are Facebook Stories public?
Facebook could jumpstart its Snapchat clone by letting social media stars and public figures post Stories publicly. When Facebook Stories launched globally in March, you could only share to all your friends or a subset of them. Now if you allow public followers, you can post your Story publicly so anyone can watch.