This new feature will allow users to collectively contribute to one Story for an event (like a birthday party or festival), with submissions moderated by the event’s notes some smaller changes that are coming along with everything else, including new privacy settings for Stories that will let you restrict who is able to see what you post, and the launch of Facebook Stories for its stripped-down app, Facebook Lite, popular in countries like India, Mexico, and the Philippines.
These changes come as Facebook continues to try and figure out how to get people to adopt using Facebook Stories as part of their regular social media use.
, not only will Stories between Messenger Day and Facebook be consolidated as of today, but Facebook is also getting rid of Direct, an ephemeral messaging feature.
Previously, disappearing posts on Messenger Day and Facebook Stories existed separately.
“We too often create a false dichotomy by considering higher education as liberal education or job training when the answer is not either/or, but both/and,” says Robert E.
Anderson, president of the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association.
Now, Facebook Stories will be synced across both platforms, although camera filters will still remain separate.
Chamber officials hope to identify a firm to conduct the independent study in the coming days.
Chamber officials think the pendulum has swung in the direction of consolidation and the community is ready to give the idea another look.“There’s been some discussion on whether the alleged corruption, high crime rate and disparities that we have, could consolidation help alleviate that,” said Heidi Otway, newly elected chairwoman of the Chamber's Board of Directors.
Experts say the consolidation is a positive move for the state’s higher ed system.
The cloud cast by the two serious issues at once could be a catalyst for change, said Ron Sachs, president and CEO of Sachs Media Group, which conducted the survey titled, "Trust in Local Government and Attitudes Regarding City-County Consolidation."“The stage is set is for a community conversation about consolidation,” Sachs said.
“People are not apt to want to make a significant change, like in the change in what the form of government would be unless there’s a crisis that commands change.”Of the survey's 1,469 respondents, about two thirds (64 percent) showed some level of support for consolidation; 37 percent showed strong support and 27 percent showed "somewhat" support.