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Instagram officially killing its Direct standalone messaging app

The app was built to compete against Snapchat.

Updated: May 17, 2019, 02.06 PM IST
Instagram will automatically move the conversations of the app on the main app.
CALIFORNIA [USA]: Instagram is officially killing its Direct standalone messaging app that sought to compete against Snapchat.

Matt Navarra, who first spotted the in-app notification about Direct going away, posted a screenshot on Twitter which read that the app will not be supported in the coming month.

Instagram will automatically move the conversations of the app on the main app.

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