Facebook has a special Diwali "Story" for its story in India. This Diwali story will be visible only 24 hours before the news.
The story will be called "Diwali" and will be the first visible on the Stories tab. Here users will be able to see a collective Diwali Story from Facebook and their friends. This is similar to Snapchat's "Our Story" feature. Snapchat allows users to upload photos and videos to Our Story, which users can publicly view.
Similarly, Facebook will allow users to add this Diwali story.
How to add Facebook Diwali Story
Touch the Diwali story, which is visible at the top of the news and along with other stories.
Touch "Add to story" to add a photo or video.
The Facebook application for the camera opens where you can select masks, frames, and filters for your photos and videos.
You can also add a personal story to yourself.
Facebook will also show the message with the link you want to add to Diwali Story on your news feed.
Facebook will also invite you to view Diwali Story via the banner in the news source. You can follow the link to open Diwali Story on Facebook.
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Diwali Story on Facebook is exclusive to users in India. It will now be shown to Facebook users from other countries. You can answer stories with text, a photo, or a video, and also respond with different emoji. Social media applications, such as Snapchat and Twitter, also joined the celebration of Diwali.
Snapchat has a special Diwali filter for users who first appear in the list. A purposeful emoji is also a twitter, which is a diya. This emoji will appear with hashtags, including #Diwali, #HappyDeepavali and #HappyDiwali.
First Published: Nov 07, 2018 10:11 IST