Instagram Direct launch in 2013, was seen as a new and exciting method to share ‘moments’ of a person with another person or a smaller group. In 2015, Instagram Direct has evolved into 85 million people user group, on a per month basis. The main users are families who send out ‘inside jokes,’ photos as well as family videos and other special life moments.
Instagram’s potential as an image-networking site is further emphasized by the wide range of activities that users can engage on with the mobile app. One of the main platforms is the ‘Instagram Direct’ feature.
In September of 2015, the company updated the feature with a series of threaded messages. Users can now send content from the feed directly, on the lines of Direct Message.
Messages that are part of the social networking platform can now be available as a conversation, since the availability of the threaded or continuity to conversations. Thus, for every new conversation that you initiate with a video or a photo, the thread of flow remains.
Additionally, the feature includes more socializing functions. Therefore, one can give the group a name. There is also a camera feature which will allow users to connect directly with the conversation with a selfie.
Besides, the development team hopes to start a whole new way of conversing on the platform.
Brand new Conversations
Developers want users to begin conversations based on the images they see on the platform. The easiest way to do this, is by appending the ‘@’ before tagging the person who you want to make as part of the conversation.
The @-name appears to be the way of conversations on nearly 40% of the comments at any given point of time. The latest of the updates provided by the company has made it convenient for those who prefer to instinctively share the images or pics or videos they see on the image-sharing platform.
Arrow For likes
Instagram Direct ensures you can have plenty more fun and engage longer on the platform with the addition of the latest tweaks. These include the arrow beside, to ‘Like’ an Image or a Post.
Instagram Free Download feature should be the button you activate on any device you own and love to capture images of your life.