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Instagram finally lets you send Direct Messages from the web app
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Instagram finally lets you send Direct Messages from the web app

The Direct Messaging feature for the web has been in testing for quite a few years now.

We got a few things wrong with IGTV, but long-form storytelling remains its USP: Instagram VP Vishal Shah
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We got a few things wrong with IGTV, but long-form storytelling remains its USP: Instagram VP Vishal Shah

At its inaugural Instagram Experience edition, VP of Product, Vishal Shah spoke at length about IGTV, Instagram Threads and other features of Instagram

Instagram working on Threads, a new messaging app for your closest friends
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Instagram working on Threads, a new messaging app for your closest friends

Threads will allow users to automatically share their status, location, battery life and more with friends

Instagram is all-set to pull the plug on its standalone ‘Direct’ app next month
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Instagram is all-set to pull the plug on its standalone ‘Direct’ app next month

All the conversation from the Direct app will automatically move to Instagram app.

Facebook cathartic 'privacy-focused vision' may hide the company's deeper intensions
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Facebook cathartic 'privacy-focused vision' may hide the company's deeper intensions

Critics say the announcement obscures Facebook's motivations to expand lucrative new services.

Mark Zuckerberg presents his vision for an integrated, privacy-focused platform
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Mark Zuckerberg presents his vision for an integrated, privacy-focused platform

Facebook will be consulting with experts as it goes about developing this platform.

Instagram rolls out action buttons for booking tickets, ordering food and making appointments
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Instagram rolls out action buttons for booking tickets, ordering food and making appointments

With Instagram Direct and by adding these buttons to their profile, businesses would help customers connect with the third-party partners from the platform.

Instagram introduces new privacy features for sending photos and videos via its 'Direct' messaging platform
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Instagram introduces new privacy features for sending photos and videos via its 'Direct' messaging platform

Before this, all images or videos sent on the chat could be replayed once and then they would disappear, just like any media sent on Snapchat.

Instagram begins testing a standalone messaging app called Direct
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Instagram begins testing a standalone messaging app called Direct

The move by Instagram is similar to what Facebook did with its private messaging feature back in 2014.

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Now "remix and replay" photos from friends on Instagram Direct

Like Instagram Stories, those viewing the post can tap and hold to pause the video. This basically allows those seeing the message to see it properly.

Instagram crosses the 700 mn user milestone, copying Snapchat seems to have really paid off
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Instagram crosses the 700 mn user milestone, copying Snapchat seems to have really paid off

It's ironic that the rate at which people were signing up for Instagram only shot up after the company started copying features from Snapchat

Instagram is rolling out revamped ‘Direct’; combines it with disappearing messages
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Instagram is rolling out revamped ‘Direct’; combines it with disappearing messages

In this new update, the company has combined the disappearing Instagram stories sent directly to your contact in the same thread as the inbox conversations.

Why screenshot notification by Instagram is a right step towards user data privacy
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Why screenshot notification by Instagram is a right step towards user data privacy

Instagram recently announced that it would notify users when other users take the screenshot of any of the images, videos or 'Boomerang's shared by them. Immediately after the announcement social media blazed with reactions and outcries about how this was a wrong move by the company.

Top news this week: Nokia's rumoured Android phone, Moto G available and more!
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Top news this week: Nokia's rumoured Android phone, Moto G available and more!

Missed the hottest launches, the coolest new tech and all the controversies from this week? We have them all in one place. Here are the top stories from this

Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter: How many private messaging apps are too many?
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Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter: How many private messaging apps are too many?

Instagram has thrown its hat into the private messaging ring. The photo-sharing application believed that being able to share images and videos to select

Instagram Direct now allows users to send images and videos to friends privately
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Instagram Direct now allows users to send images and videos to friends privately

Private messaging is the new black. Instagram, jumping onto the bandwagon, now brings in Instagram Direct...