Leaks show Facebook is merging Instagram DM’s with Facebook Messenger to make Instagram chat colorful
DM known as the direct message is an Instagram message feature that lets users send photos, videos, or texts to someone you choose privately. It even lets you answer people’s stories. When you do that, the answer you send goes to the Direct Message box.
If you use Instagram since 2010 (its launch) then you must be aware of the importance of the DM on Instagram as in the starting three years of the social media network there was no DM. DM came to Instagram later in 2013 which also raised the popularity of the app.
As The Verge reported, Now Facebook is working on merging Instagram DM’s with Facebook Messenger to make Instagram chat colorful. It is not yet known where the new update from social media giant is being rolled out but it seems to be across the country in the U.S.
According to the report, this new update replaces the Instagram DM icon with the Facebook messenger icon. The new update says the users will access more colorful chats and other messenger features. Meanwhile, it is worth knowing that you can’t yet message Facebook users from using Instagram, but the day is not far when Facebook will allow users to message across its 3 messaging services.
There are no official words from the social media giant but the update seems to get available for everyone soon, Stay tuned on Android Rookies for further updates on this feature. You can also subscribe to our newsletter to get news on tech and cybersecurity from here.