Instagram’s real estate on Facebook News Feed grows following video announcement

By Justin Lafferty Comment


Not long after Instagram launched its video features, it appears that Facebook made a change in how Instagram’s stories are shown in the redesigned News Feed.

Specifically, stories that showed when a user liked photos on Instagram have gotten much bigger. Video posts from Instagram to Facebook are also pretty large.

Here’s what a video post looks like on the Facebook News Feed:


And here’s a story showing someone likes a photo on Instagram. Previously, this kind of News Feed story showed as multiple smaller square boxes within one post, illustrating the photos that the person had liked on Instagram. Now, it’s one big story:

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Readers: Have you noticed Instagram stories getting bigger play within the Facebook News Feed recently?