Instagram product manager Hemal Shah told Verge that the move enables them to craft a stronger messaging experience, as opposed to Direct being a feature of Instagram. On opening this app, the camera pane will open and emphasize users to create new content such as photos and videos for sharing. It's par for the course for the social network, which took the same approach with Messenger back in 2014.
On installing the Direct app, Instagram will stop displaying chats and a left swipe will show the swift animation that will redirect users to the Direct app. However, the feature will reappear as the standalone messaging application is deleted. The messaging portion of Instagram was once just an afterthought, but now is a core reason why many people use it. The Verge notes that there are now 4 of these that aren't found in the original Instagram app, providing 3 examples: "One filter bleeps you at random while blurring your mouth, which you'll appreciate if you've ever enjoyed Jimmy Kimmel's unnecessary censorship videos". So, rather than sharing the food pictures and cat photos one would be able to have a distinct platform for messaging. Direct's design is very similar to Snapchat at the moment, as it opens to the camera and you can swipe to the right to access your inbox, or to the left to access your profile. Once these apps are separated, the same can be said about swiping to the right in the main Instagram app. The social media giant shut off messaging inside the main app and asked users to download Messenger.
It runs on Huawei's home-grown octa-core Kirin 659 processor clocked at 2.36 GHz and features a Mali-T830 MP2 graphics processor . The 970 is paired with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage and comes in an attractive metal body that is just 6.79 mm thick.
If you've had your flu shot, doctors say there are signs the vaccine against the main strain is only about 10 percent effective. For Calgary's Laura Hampton, any protection against the flu is good protection when it comes to her one-year-old son Jack.
Other Trump aides denied a Washington Post report that Trump " dictated " the statement to his son aboard Air Force One. In my view, there is no attorney-client privilege that protects a discussion between father and son.
In October, Manafort pleaded not guilty to charges including conspiracy to launder money and conspiracy against the United States. In a statement Tuesday, attorney Jay Sekulow says such reporting is "false" and says "no subpoena has been issued or received".
Once those shelters reached capacity, pet owners were directed to take their large animals to the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds. The exception to the evacuation order was the Bel Air Crest housing development, which was not threatened, Garcetti said.
From a hospital in Detroit , the 88-year-old congressman said he is endorsing his son, John Conyers III, to replace him. Grubbs also said she repeatedly saw Conyers touching and stroking the legs and buttocks of other female staffers.
KitGuru Says: Apple may start setting the money for this aside soon, but it seems clear that it still wants to get out of it. According to the EU, the tax deal allowed Apple to pay nearly nothing in tax on its European profits between 2003 and 2014.
One West Ham player who did catch the eye at Eastlands was Republic of Ireland Under-21 worldwide Declan Rice. West Ham manager David Moyes, on his part, said: "I have to say it was a really good effort.
Fake comments were submitted both in support of and opposition to the FCC's proposed ruling, findings that echoed other studies. Schneiderman added that the feedback system was "corrupted" - a fact that he accuses the FCC of being well aware of.
Apple reveals the most popular iPhone apps of 2017
Taylor's Swift album Reputation is already the number 3 best-selling album for 2017, despite debuting only a few weeks ago. Game of Thrones , The Walking Dead , The Big Bang Theory and Rick and Morty topped the iTunes TV charts this year.
Sensex leaps to biggest single-day gain in a month
PSU Bank stocks too recovered from the previous session's losses, and Nifty PSU bank index ended 1.25 per cent higher at 3,798.55. In the broader markets, the S&P BSE mid-cap index closed higher by 1.38 per cent and the small-cap index by 1.29 per cent.
Subaru models earn top IIHS safety awards
To become an IIHS Top Safety Pick+, all vehicles must offer industry-leading front, side, rear, and rollover crash protection. Advanced safety technologies helped six Subaru models take home top picks by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety .
What Meghan Markle's Hair-Touching Habit Says About Her
While most people would expect her go-to products to be pricey, Meghan actually has some very budget beauty must-haves. Claire Foy and Matt Smith attend the screening of " The Crown " at 92nd Street Y on December 4, 2017 in New York City.
Senate Confirms Nielsen to Head Homeland Security
Ultimately, however, it is the president and Congress who must define what our national immigration policy must be. Nielsen was the second woman to head this ministry after Janet Napolitano, who was in office from 2009 to 2013.
Hands on: Asus NovaGo review
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