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Instagram Is Working On Direct Messages For Web

Jane Manchun Wong, app researcher, proclaimed that Instagram is working on its direct message feature for the web on mobile as well as the desktop. At present, Instagram’s desktop experience is nominal, pared-down version of the mobile app. It displays slightly more than the feed. Currently, there is still no direct method for uploading photos. At the same time, the service is slow when it comes to the addition of novel features.

In September 2018, the browser notification support was added by the firm. Few features including the facility to upload stories are limited for the mobile web and mobile app only. Instagram proclaimed that it has no plans to allow users to upload stories or photos from the desktop. Direct messages coming to the web might be a big step forward for the earlier mobile-only app. There are numerous reasons why this move to the web might be occurring now.

On a similar note, Instagram disclosed that it would no longer permit graphic images of self-harm, for instance, cutting, on its platform. The shift seems to be in response to people attention to how the social network might have impacted a 14-year-old’s suicide. In a statement shared by the New York Times, Adam Mosseri, Head, Instagram, made a difference between nongraphic images and graphic images about self-harm. It includes photos of healed scars.

Those kinds of images are supposed to be still permitted; however, Instagram might make them trickier to find by not including them in hashtags, search results, and suggested content. Facebook, which purchased Instagram in 2012, is implementing the same amendments to its own site. In an individual statement, it suggested that the amendments were the direct answer to the story of Molly Russell, who is a British youngster who killed herself in 2017.

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