YouTube is testing its own version of Stories

From Engadget - November 29, 2017

Though it's like other platforms' versions of Stories, there are some key differences with Reels. First, as TechCrunch reports, the videos wo not sit on top of the home page of the app but will instead be included in a separate, new tab on the creator's YouTube channel. Also, Reels wo not expire like Snapchat and Instagram Stories. They will stick around for as long as the creator wants and each creator can have multiple Reels that they can add to as they see fit.

YouTube says that, like Community, it will experiment with beta versions of the feature with a select group of creators first, though there's no word yet on when the beta version will be released or to which creators.


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