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Facebook is merging its Messenger and Instagram direct message features, allowing users on Instagram to send chats to people on Facebook and vice versa

24 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Facebook is merging its Messenger service and Instagram's direct message feature in a move that has long been in talks as part of an effort to integrate the tech giant's array of social media platforms.
Instagram's seven-year-old direct message feature will be replaced with Messenger, meaning users on Instagram will be able to message people and send photos and videos on Facebook Messenger and vice versa. The new Instagram message feature will look similar to what it's always been, Facebook chief product officer Chris Cox told Fast Company, and users will be able to...
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Facebook merges Messenger chat service with Instagram

Facebook merges Messenger chat service with Instagram

24 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Users will be able to send chats, photos and videos between the two platforms for first time Facebook Messenger and Instagram have merged, more than 18 months after the Facebook chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, announced his intention to integrate the two platforms. Instagram's old direct messaging service, Instagram Direct, has been replaced by Messenger, allowed users to send chats, photos and videos between the two platforms for the first time.
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