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Introducing the New Instagram Direct

Today, we’re launching the new Direct to make it fast and easy to turn any conversation into a visual conversation with photos and videos. Texts and reshares will now appear in the same thread with disappearing photos and videos so you can seamlessly go back and forth with your friends. Send a disappearing photo or…

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New Ways to Share in the Moment

Today we’re announcing two updates: live video on Instagram Stories and disappearing photos and videos for groups and friends in Instagram Direct. In August, we introduced Instagram Stories as a way to share all the moments of your day, not just the ones you want to keep on your profile. We’ve seen stories open up…

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Introducing Improvements to Instagram Direct

We launched Instagram Direct in 2013 as a way to share moments with one person or a smaller group. Now more than 85 million people use Direct every month to send inside jokes, family videos, photos from road trips and other moments meant only for a handful of people. Today we’re announcing improvements to Instagram…

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Introducing Instagram Direct

Today, we’re excited to bring you Instagram Direct, a new way to send photo and video messages to friends. Over the past three years, the Instagram community has grown to over 150 million people capturing and sharing moments all around the globe. As we’ve grown, Instagram has evolved not only into a community of photographers,…

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