18 Celebrities That May Be Ditching Snapchat For Instagram

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Yesterday, Instagram ignited an internet frenzy when it launched a surprise new feature: Instagram Stories. The update, which had many drawing comparisons to Snapchat, lets users share photos and videos spontaneously throughout the day.

While we have yet to see whether people will abandon Snapchat and use Instagram exclusively, or if they'll continue to use both apps for different purposes, many celebs and influencers have given the new tool a try. Some, such as Chrissy Teigen and Reese Witherspoon, jumped right in and created stories that provide us with glimpses into their worlds. Others, such as Nina Dobrev and Shay Mitchell, expressed confusion about how to use Stories and questioned whether or not they'll continue to post on Snapchat.

Overall, the celebrity stories we've seen thus far feel less filtered and more informal than the posts on their Instagram profiles. It's a welcome change for the app, offering a different aesthetic from the previously "perfect" posts that Instagram's now known for (pink macarons and Champagne, anyone?).

Click through to see how 18 celebs used their first stories. Then, go here to get tips on creating your own.
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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend were jet-lagged in bed.
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Kate Hudson was confused by the whole thing and felt like she was cheating on Snapchat.
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Taraji P. Henson showed off some bald heads (you'll have to watch to understand) and lowered her cab window to let her hair fly in the wind.
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Chloë Grace Moretz bid farewell to Snapchat.
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Diplo played with the drawing feature, then went meta by bringing Snapchat's Terminator filter into his Instagram Story.
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Nina Dobrev questioned the rules of Instagram Stories, tried to learn how to use filters, and put on a fake British accent.
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Snoop Dogg took advantage of Instagram Stories, using it as a promotional tool for his new album.
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Demi Lovato took lots of modeling shots and prepped for her nighttime performance.
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Reese Witherspoon gave us a tour of her office and showed off her favorite things. All Wild fans should take a look.
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Joe Jonas questioned the difference between Instagram and Snapchat.
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Lindsey Vonn wasn't sold on the update.
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Serena Williams got ready for Rio in the athlete lounge and showed off some gear.
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Hailey Baldwin echoed the confusion of others, but still decided to give Insta Stories a go.
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Taylor Swift's cat made an appearance, per usual.
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Shay Mitchell wasn't sure if she could still use Snapchat given Instagram's new update.
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Kevin Hart gave his full assessment of the update in a series of videos recorded throughout the day. He ultimately approved, concluding that Instagram Stories feels different enough from Snapchat.
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Karlie Kloss used her first story to celebrate her 24th birthday.
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Bella Thorne was completely confounded by the update.
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