How do I control who can reply to my story with a message?

By default, anyone who can see your story can reply to it directly with a message. When you prevent someone from replying, they won't see that option from within your story. To control who's able to reply to your story:

  1. Go to your profile and tap (iOS) or (Android) in the top right
  2. Tap Story Settings below Account
  3. Select an option below Allow Message Replies

Keep in mind that stories disappear after 24 hours. After that, photos and videos from a person's story will no longer be visible in conversations. Any text that was included with a message will still be visible after the photo or video disappears.

You can also hide your story from people.

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