Instagram has finally rolled out direct messaging for desktop website. This feature has been under testing months ago, and it’s finally out globally. However, Instagram are said to brought support for ‘instagram live’ on desktop as well.
The arrival of the Instagram desktop direct message comes after Facebook launches messenger Desktop app. Facebook-owned platform has been testing the feature for desktop browsers since January. Now, it has been announced on Twitter.
Instagram direct messages for Desktop didn’t have much difference when compared to in mobile feature. The option for direct messages appears on the top right corner of the screen, with the chat window coming with the same user interface with the mobile application. The emoji keyboard is present with the option to share photos and videos.
The announcement tweet made it known that the feature is a global release. It stated “users can now send Instagram Direct messages on desktop, no matter where they are in the world.”
To access the feature, head to your Instagram on your computer and you will see everything live. All region suppose to have received the updated feature by now.