Facebook Messenger technology to be used to rebuild Instagram's chat feature

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Facebook Messenger technology to be used to rebuild Instagram's chat feature

Facebook Inc. is taking the first major step in a plan to merge its systems and let users exchange messages among all its different mobile apps -- and is chipping away at the independence of Instagram’s direct-messaging product in the process.

Engineers are working to rebuild Instagram’s chat feature using Facebook Messenger’s technology, according to people familiar with the matter. [Bloomberg]
 

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Facebook desperate to entangle all their services together so they can claim it would be impossible to split Facebook from WhatsApp and Instagram
 
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