Instagram Testing ‘Direct’, A Standalone Messaging App

As it stands, Instagram allows users to send direct messages to each other through the app. However it seems that just like Facebook, Instagram is now considering spinning off that messaging feature into its own app called Direct. This is according to a report from The Verge in which Instagram confirmed that the app is indeed in testing.Speaking to The Verge, Hemal Shah, an Instagram product manager said, “We want Instagram to be a place for all of your moments, and private sharing with close friends is an important part of that. Direct has grown within Instagram over the past four years, but we can make it even better if it stands on its own. We can push the boundaries to create the fastest and most creative space for private sharing when Direct is a camera-first, standalone app.”In terms of features, it’s more or less the same as the in-app messaging feature, except that it exists as a standalone app and will launch directly with the camera open, similar to that of Snapchat. Like we said, this is similar t

Instagram Testing ‘Direct’, A Standalone Messaging App

As it stands, Instagram allows users to send direct messages to each other through the app. However it seems that just like Facebook, Instagram is now considering spinning off that messaging ...

Fri 8 Dec 17 from Ubergizmo

Instagram testing standalone Direct messaging app

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc's Instagram said on Thursday it was testing a standalone messaging app called Direct, making it the company's third chat tool alongside its hugely popular WhatsApp and ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Reuters Technology

Instagram tests standalone messaging app called Direct - CNET

It sounds a lot like Facebook's Messenger app.

Thu 7 Dec 17 from CNET

Instagram may roll its inbox into a standalone messaging app called Direct

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Thu 7 Dec 17 from Techspot

Instagram is testing a standalone app for direct messaging

 Instagram has changed a lot since its acquisition by Facebook in 2012. The original premise was so simple. Beautify your photo and share it to your friends in a couple clicks. Like your ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from TechCrunch

Instagram experiments with a standalone messaging app

It happened to Facebook, and now it's happening to Instagram. Today, the Zuckerberg empire is launching a standalone messaging app for Instagram called Direct. As The Verge reports, ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Engadget

Instagram is testing Direct, a standalone messaging app that replaces the current inbox

Instagram is testing a standalone app for private messages called Direct, a first step toward possibly toward removing messaging features from the core app. Direct, which opens to ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from The Verge

Import your Instagram contacts to Facebook Messenger

Facebook started testing a way to cross-post Instagram Stories to your Facebook timeline this past September, and finally released the feature to everyone in early October. You can ...

Mon 4 Dec 17 from Engadget

You can now import your Instagram contacts into Messenger

 Facebook and Instagram have begun testing a feature that allows you to more easily bring your Instagram contacts into Messenger. The experience, which is entirely opt-in for the app’s ...

Mon 4 Dec 17 from TechCrunch

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