TikTok The competition between the popular short-form video formats continues to heat up. Social media giant Facebookin August last year TikTok’a alternative rated as Instagram Reels had made available the feature.
Taking new steps to expand the scope of the feature, the company has integrated Reels into its Facebook app this week. Now the company takes a similar step WhatsApp The information that he would send for was leaked to the internet.
Instagram Reels coming to WhatsApp app
WABetaInfo team, Instagram Reels videos He announced that it will be integrated into the WhatsApp application. The integration in question to be watched directly from WhatsApp will provide. Thus, users will not have to open Instagram.
— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) March 11, 2021
WhatsApp’s new feature is expected to be available in a future update. But the exact date the update will be posted unknown at the moment. In addition, for those who do not know, WABetaInfo also stated that it is not the first time that the integration work between Instagram Reels and WhatsApp is realized. The link of the videos on Reels can be viewed on WhatsApp with a preview. transferred.
Instagram DM merged with Messenger
Facebook does not fall off the agenda by integrating the applications it contains with each other. The company in September of last year Instagram with Messenger combined their platforms. This innovation enabled Instagram users to send messages to their Facebook friends directly from the application. The company, which tried the feature in India in the first place, soon released the update globally.
In the following process, after the necessary infrastructure is completed WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger is expected to be fully merged. In this way, most features of the platform other than Reels will be available in WhatsApp.