Self-Love Portal Instagram May be Launching Direct Messaging Tools

By Gary Cutlack on at

It'll soon be much easier to make contact with those people you occasionally stalk on Instagram, thanks to a rumour that suggests the sandwich and sunset photography portal is about to bring direct messaging to its 200 million aggressively confident users.

Tech site GigaOm quotes "well placed sources" in its report, sources that say Instagram is looking at adding both individual and group messaging to the site some time this year, which ought to ease the sale and distribution of drugs no end. Can Instagram become the next Whatsapp? And are you going to have to actually start using it now? [GigaOm]

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