Facebook Adds Cross App Group Chat Functionality in Messenger and Instagram Direct, New Chat Tools
Facebook has announced a raft of new features for Messenger and Instagram Direct, including cross-app group chats, so you can engage in group discussions between the two apps, new group typing indicators to boost engagement, and polls in your IG DMs.
The main addition is Instagram-Messenger cross-app group chats – as explained by Facebook:
“Last year, we announced cross-app messaging between Messenger and Instagram. With this update, you’ll be able to start group chats between your Instagram and Messenger contacts”