Once the user goes ahead with the update, the regular DM icon of Instagram is replaced by the Facebook Messenger logo.
The latest update also includes vanish mode for disappearing messages, selfie stickers, reactions, chat colours and more.
Many shared memes and jokes over this update and #instagramupdate trended on Twitter:
— Prithvi Sharma (@PrithviShrma) October 27, 2020
— Rohit Chauhan (@Rohitc1997) October 27, 2020
— Gargi Shaktawat (@ShaktawatGargi) October 27, 2020
— ⚡R.S.R⚡ (@Rishiicasm) October 27, 2020
— Pritesh Mishra (@pritesh749) October 27, 2020
— R i d d h i (@ribhTwit) October 27, 2020
— yuhan Zama (@yuhan_zama) October 27, 2020
— Ť Í Š H (@Tishycs) October 27, 2020
— behrupiya_hun (@Behrupiya_hun) October 27, 2020
The merger of Instagram DMs with Messenger allows users of both platforms to reach each other via texts, calls and video calls, thus eliminating the need to have multiple apps.
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