You can now send messages to Facebook Messenger from the Instagram app itself. Facebook acquired Instagram back in 2012 but both platforms were separate until now. This has changed with the introduction of the Cross-App Messaging feature. So now you can send messages to anyone on Facebook from Instagram or vice versa.
Can I see Instagram messages in Messenger?
Facebook-owned Instagram has rolled out a new feature, which allows users to connect their Instagram direct messages with Messenger. This means that you will now be able to send and receive messages from and to Messenger users from Instagram.
Who can see my direct messages on Instagram?
When you send a post from feed using Instagram Direct, it’ll only be visible to people who can already see it. For example, if you send a post from a private account as a message, only people who follow that account will be able to see it.
How do I connect my Instagram account to my Facebook profile in Accounts Center?
- Tap Accounts Center at the bottom, then tap Set Up Accounts Center.
- Tap Add Facebook account and log in to or select the account you want to connect.
- Tap Yes, Finish Setup.
How do I see my Instagram messages on Facebook?
Locate the “Inbox” link, upper Left corner area. In the upper Left you’ll see options for both Messenger and Instagram Direct. Once you’ve connected your Instagram account to Instagram Direct, next time you open your Inbox on Facebook, you’ll see your Instagram DMs (Direct Messages):
Is there a Messenger app for Instagram?
Earlier this month Facebook introduced its Instagram and Messenger cross-messaging feature on both the apps for Android and iOS users.
Tap or in the top right of Feed. Tap Requests in top right, then tap Hidden Requests at the bottom.