Instagram Stories Can Now Be Viewed via the Mobile Web

Instagram users will soon be able to post Stories via the mobile web

Instagram Stories on the mobile web Instagram

Mobile users no longer have to be in the Instagram application to view Instagram Stories.

The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network announced in a blog post that Instagram Stories are now accessible via the mobile web, at

Stories will appear at the top of users’ feeds, and users can tap on them to watch them, as well as use the right and left arrows to skip or return to Stories.

Instagram said the ability to view Stories via the mobile web will be available to all users “in the coming weeks,” adding that users will be able to post Stories via the mobile web “in the coming months.”

Instagram Stories debuted in August 2016. David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.