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Facebook is merging its Messenger and Instagram direct message features, allowing users on Instagram to send chats to people on Facebook and vice versa

22 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Facebook is merging its Messenger service and Instagram's direct message feature in a move that has long been in talks as part of an effort to integrate the tech giant's array of social media platforms.
Instagram's seven-year-old direct message feature will be replaced with Messenger, meaning users on Instagram will be able to message people and send photos and videos on Facebook Messenger and vice versa. The new Instagram message feature will look similar to what it's always been, Facebook chief product officer Chris Cox told Fast Company, and users will be able to...
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Facebook, Instagram Users Will Soon Be Able To Send Each Other Direct Messages

Facebook, Instagram Users Will Soon Be Able To Send Each Other Direct Messages

22 days ago   |   By Forbes

This is part of Zuckerberg's ambitious plans to merge all of Facebook's messaging platforms through interoperability.
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Uber And Lyft Must Make Drivers Employees, California Court Rules

Uber And Lyft Must Make Drivers Employees, California Court Rules

The ruling is a blow to Uber and Lyft, which have argued they are not subject to state labor law. But the court's order could still be upended by a ballot measure backed by the... Read more ...

Biden called Trump 'a very confused guy' during the debate when the...

Biden called Trump 'a very confused guy' during the debate when the president falsely claimed he's a far-left liberal who wants 'socialized medicine'

Summary List Placement Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden called President Donald Trump "a very confused guy" when the president falsely claimed Biden supports... Read more ...

‘Big Guy' Joe Biden was PERSONALLY involved in China venture, Hunter Biden's...

‘Big Guy' Joe Biden was PERSONALLY involved in China venture, Hunter Biden's business partner says

Investor Tony Bobulinski says he personally met with Joe Biden to discuss a joint venture with a Chinese company, accusing his son Hunter and the Biden family of using the... Read more ...

Hunter Biden's ‘don't mention Joe' ex-partner to be Trump's debate guest

Hunter Biden's ‘don't mention Joe' ex-partner to be Trump's debate guest

President Trump has invited former Hunter Biden business associate Tony Bobulinski to Thursday night's debate against Democratic challenger Joe Biden, sources said. Bobulinski... Read more ...

The top 5 takeaways from the first meeting of the FDA's expert vaccine...

The top 5 takeaways from the first meeting of the FDA's expert vaccine group, including plans for vetting, distributing, and tracking COVID-19 vaccines

Summary List Placement An influential advisory group to the US Food and Drug Administration met on Thursday to discuss coronavirus vaccines for the first time. The committee... Read more ...

Chicago bans indoor service at bars, imposes 'business curfew' of 10 p.m. as...

Chicago bans indoor service at bars, imposes 'business curfew' of 10 p.m. as coronavirus cases rise

CHICAGO - Chicago will face additional coronavirus restrictions starting Friday including a ban on indoor service at bars which don't serve food and a business curfew of 10... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs unit pleads guilty to US charges over role in 1MDB scandal

Goldman Sachs unit pleads guilty to US charges over role in 1MDB scandal

Goldman Sachs Malaysia, a unit of the Wall Street investment banking group, on Thursday pleaded guilty to US Department of Justice charges over its role in Malaysia's 1MDB... Read more ...

Senate subpoenas Facebook, Twitter CEOs over handling of Post's Hunter Biden...

Senate subpoenas Facebook, Twitter CEOs over handling of Post's Hunter Biden story

Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey are being called to Capitol Hill to answer for their companies' censorship the New York Post's expose on the Biden familly's foreign business... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs will pay nearly $3 billion to settle US charges over its 1MDB...

Goldman Sachs will pay nearly $3 billion to settle US charges over its 1MDB scandal and will reduce the pay of CEO David Solomon and top executives

Summary List Placement Goldman Sachs on Thursday agreed to pay nearly $3 billion to settle a probe into its role in Malaysia's 1MDB corruption scandal, and its Malaysia unit... Read more ...

Lightfoot to give COVID-19 in Chicago update Thursday

Lightfoot to give COVID-19 in Chicago update Thursday

CHICAGO - Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced she and city health officials will hold a news conference Thursday with an update on COVID-19 in Chicago. Lightfoot will join Chicago... Read more ...