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Instagram Adds In-App Payments Feature

Instagram Adds In-App Payments Feature

But from now Instagram will accept payments in the app itself, which means you can directly make a purchase on Instagram.

That said, apart from rolling out PiP support for Facebook and Instagram, WhatsApp has also rolled out the "Restrict Group" feature that lets the original admin (creator of the group) decide who can change group info like group's name, icon and description.

After face-book CEO Mark Zuckerberg detailed every one of the brand new functions coming to whats app from the F-8 keynote speech last week, the social chatting app has recently released a update for iOS consumers.

The social-media giant has now released an update for the WhatsApp iOS app which integrates Instagram and Facebook videos and plays them natively in Picture-in-picture (PiP) format. This ensures that the videos play even if the users have logged out of the respective app. WhatsApp already offers similar support to play YouTube videos.

However, it has been reported that Koum's departure is the result of clashes over issues like encryption, and also comes after he unloaded billions of dollars worth of Facebook stock. First reported by TechCrunch and later confirmed by CNBC, the payments feature is now live for some users in the USA and UK.

Facebook is finally adding more layers of integration between co-owned platforms as videos from the Facebook and Instagram start playing natively on WhatsApp. WhatsApp stickers is a fun way for users to communicate with each other, and will also allow third-party developers a chance to develop custom stickers for its large fan base. Or has the messaging app been mired by the stench of the Cambridge Analytica story? The video chat will allow people to connect in real time via Instagram Direct.

In addition to improved Facebook and Instagram integration, today's update also gives group administrators more capabilities.

And now Facebook's vice president of messaging products, David Marcus, has said WhatsApp will be more open to advertisers. As of now, the feature has been launched in the beta mode. Maybe WhatsApp would allow users to get rid of ads by buying into a premium ad-free subscription for a fraction of the cost.

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