Well, that didn’t take long. Not three days after Instagram debuted Stories, a very Snapchatty feature that allows users to share slideshows of images and video independently of their profiles, publishers of every stripe have pounced on the opportunity to show off some more off-beat storytelling sensibilities. There was a time when stodgy publishers would wait out new social doodads to see if they were mere fads. Those days are over.
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