With coronavirus hitting almost every part of the world, people were confined to stay at their homes and maintain a safe distance with others.
As a result, the usage of online apps and neworks increased to a great extent.
On one hand, some signed up for an online course or adopted an activity, the others mostly killed time by connecting virtually i.e online chats and calls.
Instagram’s parent company Facebook reported in one of its recent articles-
“In many of the countries hit hardest by the virus, total messaging has increased more than 50% over the last month. Similarly, in places hit hardest by the virus, voice and video calling have more than doubled on Messenger and WhatsApp. We have also seen messaging increase over 50% and time in group calling (calls with three or more participants) increase by over 1,000% during the last month.”
It is for this reason, Instagram finally rolled out the long-awaited “DM ME” sticker to facilitate messaging right from the stories section.
The rollout would prompt users to direct message just by tapping on the ‘DM ME’ sticker.…