The social networkInstagramannounced this Tuesday that they are introducing theDirect Messages (MD) en the web version ofexperimental form, so now usersthey can read and write messages from the computer.
As you have reported from the Instagram Twitter account, this new feature is only abouta test conducted by the application owned by Facebook, since the function can be introduced in the stable version in the future.
The experience of the Instagram version from the website is almost identical to that of the mobile phone. You can create group or individual chats from the MD tray or from the profile itself, as the company has confirmed to TechCrunch.
DMs, but make them desktop. ??
We’re currently testing Direct messaging on the web, so you can read and reply to your messages from wherever you are.pic.twitter.com/VJ06EpETxG
– Instagram (@instagram)January 14, 2020
Double click functions have also been included to like a message., share photos or posts from your computer or see how many messages are in the MD notification bar. However, it will not be possible to send videos or save photos.
In order to receive MD notifications on your computer, you must enable notifications for the entire website.