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Instagram may be following Facebook in pushing private messaging into a standalone app

Facebook made the controversial decision back in 2014 to remove private messaging from the main app, moving it instead into Facebook Messenger. It now seems the company may have similar plans for Instagram. From today, Instagram is testing a new app called Direct. For those who choose to install it, the inbox disappears from the main app … more…
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