1. Instagram is scrapping its Direct messaging app  TechRadar
  2. Instagram is killing Direct, its standalone Snapchat clone app, in the next several weeks  TechCrunch
  3. Instagram is killing off its standalone direct messaging app  CNET
  4. Instagram Direct is going away next month  PocketNow
  5. View full coverage on Google News
The standalone Snapchat-like app was unveiled in 2017, and allowed users to send photos and videos to each other outside of Instagram.That didn't last long

Instagram is scrapping its Direct messaging app | TechRadar

RIP sliding into your DMs.RIP sliding into your DMs.

Instagram is killing off its standalone direct messaging app - CNET

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 coming month, it will shut down Direct, the standalone Instagram direct messaging app that it was testing to rival Snapchat, on iOS and […]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 coming month, it will shut down Direct, the standalone Instagram direct messaging app that it was testing to rival Snapchat, on iOS and […]

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

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

The Facebook-owned company announced that it will stop supporting the dedicated Instagram application, but your DMs will not be lost.The Facebook-owned company announced that it will stop supporting the dedicated Instagram application, but your DMs will not be lost.

Instagram Direct is going away next month | Pocketnow

The Facebook-owned company announced that it will stop supporting the dedicated Instagram application, but your DMs will not be lost.

Instagram Direct is going away next month | Pocketnow

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Siri Srinivas on Twitter: "Messaging platforms I currently use for work or why inbox zero is a pipe dream and my brain is 🥳: 1. Email 2. Slack 3. iMessage 4. FB messenger 5. Signal 6. Whatsapp 7. Twitter DM 8. Instagram DM (yes)"

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