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  • YouTube is killing Stories on June 26.
  • Stories that are already live on that date will expire seven days after they were originally shared.
  • YouTube now wants creators to focus on Community posts and Shorts.

Google is putting an end to YouTube Stories, a feature it borrowed from platforms like Snapchat in 2017. According to a support post made by the company, the feature will shut down on June 26, 2023. YouTube is now encouraging creators to use Community posts and Shorts instead of YouTube Stories.