Instagram Might Be Killing Its Direct Messaging App Soon

Instagram has a direct messaging feature built into its app, also known as Direct. For some reason, the company decided that it was a good idea to launch a dedicated and standalone version of the feature which resulted in app known as Direct. Turns out that maybe it was not as popular as Instagram would have liked because it looks like they’re killing it off.In a tweet by Matt Navarra, he has shared some screenshots that users are seeing in the Direct app, where they are now being notified that the app is expected to be shut down in the coming months. This means that if you’re using the app to handle your Instagram messages, then you might want to start getting used to using Instagram again.Confirmed: Instagram is killing its standalone Direct Messaging app pic.twitter.com/owt2gXtfCE— Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra) May 16, 2019According to the notification, Instagram claims that all the messages in the Direct app will simply be moved over to Instagram and that no action will be required on you

Instagram Might Be Killing Its Direct Messaging App Soon

You might not be able to slide into anyone’s DMs soon: Instagram is reportedly killing its standalone direct messaging app. Matt Navarra, a social media industry commentator, along with ...

Thu 16 May 19 from Geek.com

Instagram is shutting down its standalone direct messaging app

Social media commentator Matt Navarra was the first to break the news which has since been confirmed by Instagram.

Thu 16 May 19 from Techspot

Instagram Is Killing Off Its Standalone Direct Message App

Instagram has a direct messaging feature built into its app, also known as Direct. For some reason, the company decided that it was a good idea to launch a dedicated and standalone version ...

Thu 16 May 19 from Ubergizmo

Instagram is killing its dedicated Direct messaging app

It looks like Instagram is killing its standalone Direct messaging app and laying it to rest very soon. Social media consultant Matt Navarra and a few reviewers on the application's ...

Thu 16 May 19 from Engadget

Instagram is killing Direct, its standalone Snapchat clone app, in the next several weeks

As Facebook pushes ahead with its strategy to consolidate more of the backend of its various apps on to a single platform, it’s also doing a little simplifying and housekeeping. In the ...

Thu 16 May 19 from TechCrunch

Instagram is killing off its standalone direct messaging app - CNET

RIP sliding into your DMs.

Thu 16 May 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Instagram is scrapping its Direct messaging app

The standalone Snapchat-like app was unveiled in 2017, and allowed users to send photos and videos to each other outside of Instagram.

Thu 16 May 19 from Techradar

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