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Instagram revamps Direct, disappearing pictures, videos to appear with texts

Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday launched a revamped Direct feature of photo and video-based social media platform Instagram.

By: HT CORRESPONDENT
| Updated on: Apr 12 2017, 15:19 IST
Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday launched a revamped feature of the photo sharing social media and said that its monthly active subscribers had risen substantially since Novermber 2016.
Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday launched a revamped feature of the photo sharing social media and said that its monthly active subscribers had risen substantially since Novermber 2016. (Instagram)
Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday launched a revamped feature of the photo sharing social media and said that its monthly active subscribers had risen substantially since Novermber 2016.
Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday launched a revamped feature of the photo sharing social media and said that its monthly active subscribers had risen substantially since Novermber 2016. (Instagram)

Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday said that it was launching a revamped version of Instagram Direct that will make disappearing photos and videos to appear with texts and number of shares.

"Disappearing photos and videos now appear with texts and reshar-es in Direct, so you can seamlessly go back and forth with friends in the same thread," a company statement read.

Instagram also said that its Instagram Direct has grown from 300 million to 375 million monthly users since November 2016.

"This is the first of many improvements we'll be bringing to Direct this year, but we're already seeing its power to bring best friends closer through personal conversations. In fact, the average group size in Direct is between 2-3 people," the company further said.

Instagram on Wednesday via a blog post said that its Instagram Direct montly active users had risen to 375 million from 300 million since November 2016.
Instagram on Wednesday via a blog post said that its Instagram Direct montly active users had risen to 375 million from 300 million since November 2016. (Insagram)
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Instagram on Wednesday via a blog post said that its Instagram Direct montly active users had risen to 375 million from 300 million since November 2016. (Insagram)

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First Published Date: 12 Apr, 15:19 IST
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