Instagram Updates its Direct Messaging Feature

A couple of days back, Instagram revamped its Conversations feature for Android. Now, the photo-sharing platform has redesigned its Direct messages feature too. The update provides consumers new alternatives to respond to a message.

Instagram consumers are now able to reply a text in Direct messages utilizing multimedia, which indicates both videos and photos. The response can be given on any post, no matter if it is a video, picture, or re-shared post. Instagram claims that the response made by the Instagramers will convert into a sticker by design. “Just click “reply” to unlock the camera, click a selfie, and send,” claims the blog post of Instagram.

Instagram Updates its Direct Messaging Feature

What’s additional is that consumers can send a screen reply separately as well. “Now you also have the option to send a split-screen reply by tapping on the sticker. Add your own perspective by drawing on the sticker, whether you’re painting a mustache on your friend’s selfie or doodling on a beach photo,” says the post. It has been cited that these upgrades will come as a fraction of Instagram app version number 10.34 and over on Android and iOS. Instagram will also launch out the new Conversations feature for iOS and Android consumers.

“Comment threads help you keep track of conversations and make it easy to respond to a specific thread. This update will make your feed an even better place to share interests, get inspired and connect with others,” said the blog post. Once you comment, the reply, for an easy read, will pile under the thread.

On a related note, Facebook too lately made some huge modifications in its home screen of the app. Rumors are that the newest tweak to the Home screen makes for improved readability and enhances navigation. The revamp, for now, is restricted to users of the Android operating system. The firm has revamped the navigation buttons, comments section, and the display style of the profile picture as well. People will now be allowed to effortlessly view which comments are direct answers to another user. For simple readability, the firm has elevated the color contrast so that typography is more readable.

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