Facebook begins merging Instagram and Messenger chats in new update

Facebook is all set to flip the switch on combining the chat operations for Instagram and Messenger. On Friday evening, some readers at The Verge across the nation — on both widely known platforms iOS and Android — noticed an updated cover leaped up in Instagram’s mobile app with the word “There’s a New Way to Message on Instagram” with a list of highlights including a “new bright look for your chat.

The moment you hit update, the usual DM icon in the top right of Instagram is displaced by the Facebook Messenger logo. Chats on Instagram are certainly more colorful than earlier. with the sender’s messages changing between blue and purple as you swipe down. However, at most limited for right now, it’s still not likely to message Facebook users from Instagram.

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