Instagram will launch voice and video calls like on Snapchat

Instagram will launch voice and video calls like on Snapchat

Instagram is preparing to launch a new voice and video call feature for its social network. As for Snapchat, it would be integrated directly into the mail, Direct. Files and icons have been discovered in the APK of the Android application, announcing their upcoming arrival. This is not a surprise: Facebook wants us to spend more time on Instagram and does not want to let Snapchat offer options that it does not have. Instragram is about to become much more than a social network for sharing photos. According to TechCrunch, the app will soon offer users a voice and video call feature via its direct messaging. Files and icons supporting this information have been discovered in the APK of the Android app.
Instagram: voice and video calls like on Snapchat?
This news is absolutely not a surprise. Instagram continues to be inspired by Snapchat and it has been offering voice and video calls for some time already. Instagram has already developed its Direct messaging to compete with Snapchat's Cats, the arrival of a call feature will catch up again and convince users to spend more time on the app.
Instagram had already taken over the concept of Snapchat Stories successfully and therefore does not intend to stop there. Its direct messaging seems to have become a priority in recent months and is increasingly highlighted. For example, a new option on Instagram allows to share to his contacts via the messaging live video. Instagram did not wish to officially confirm the information, but no doubt that the voice and video calls will soon land on the application. TechCrunch recalls that it had already anticipated the launch of an integration feature for GIF Giphy, and that it was finally launched a week later.
 

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