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  • Your Instagram DMs Are Getting an Upgrade

    Your Instagram DMs Are Getting an Upgrade

    Instagram DMs were never meant to be a main form of communication, but for some of us, they might as well be WhatsApp. What started as an easy way to share posts with other Instagram users became a go-to way to message friends, even when a post or reel has nothing to do with it.…


  • You Might Already Be Able to Disable Read Receipts for Your Instagram DMs

    You Might Already Be Able to Disable Read Receipts for Your Instagram DMs

    I hate read receipts, especially when they’re forced. There’s no need to tattle on me every time I open a message. And while some platforms like iMessage offer optional read receipts, others—like products from Meta—are permanently enabled. Fortunately, that should be changing on Instagram. Instagram is currently testing the ability to disable read receipts in…