- Facebook announced that it is integrating Messenger’s features into Instagram’s direct messages
- The integration will make it easier for users to communicate across apps
- The integration also brings a slew of features to Instagram
Facebook has announced that it is integrating the Messenger experience into Instagram direct messages, allowing users to enjoy the features of the messaging platform in the primarily photo-sharing app.
In a blog, Instagram’s Adam Mosseri and Messenger’s Stan Chudnovsky said the integration brings “the best Messenger features to Instagram,” allowing the latter’s users to stay connected with their non-Instagram-using family and friends.
Basically, Instagram and Messenger users will be able to message each other without having to download the other app.
The respective apps’ heads said that about 100 billion messages are sent each day via Facebook’s family of apps, which includes both Instagram and Messenger. About one out of three users, however, sometimes