Today Facebook announced a new feature that will integrate existing messaging on Messenger with Direct Message (DM) on Instagram. So the two applications can speak with one another without the need to switch applications.
Facebook also offers an interesting feature when connecting Messenger and Instagram, where users can send something called a ‘ hybrid of Boomerang, emojis, and selfies ‘ to enhance the experience when interacting.
In addition, users can also watch IGTV while on a video call. Then a new feature called ‘Vanish Mode’ which allows messages to disappear automatically when read or when the conversation ends.
In terms of privacy, Facebook says it will provide options to block users, and determine who can send messages to you.