Published On: Thu, Mar 9th, 2017

Facebook’s Snapchat stories clone, Messenger Day, is now rolling out globally

Last September we had our first glimpse of Messenger Day (Facebook’s attempt to clone Snapchat’s stories function) when it was being tested in Poland. Now, the social network says the feature is rolling out to users worldwide, on both Android and iOS.

The premise is simple. You use Messenger’s built-in camera to snap pictures or videos; add text, doodles, cartoon overlays, or facial filters; and then drop this content into a little digital bundle (your “Day”) that all or some of your friends can access, and that deletes itself every 24 hours. Snapchat had it first, then Instagram got it, then WhatsApp, and now Messenger. We would say this was a brazen move on Facebook’s part to copy its rival so, but that implies it’s in any way…

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