Instagram Starts Testing New Direct Messaging Application:
Instagram is making yet another updated, and now it start testing this week with a new application aimed only at private messaging which is Called Direct (same name of the section for messages of Instagram), the new app for iOS and Android arrived on Friday, 8/12, for the users from six countries: Chile, Uruguay, Israel, Italy, Portugal and Turkey can use this.
Instagram product manager Hemal Shah state that “Direct has grown within Instagram for the last four years, but we can make it even better if it’s left alone. We can push the boundaries to create the fastest and most creative space for sharing when direct is a separate, camera-focused app in the first place,”
Direct section within the Instagram app reached at approx 375 million user mark in April, a number that could be made into yet another messaging app with hundreds of millions of followers for Facebook, which currently Messenger and WhatsApp in its portfolio.