In the race of getting better than other, many social media apps keep on incorporating new features. It seems that Instagram is about to launch voice and video calling feature. Now Instagram wants to become your phone and not just Camera. Instagram to Launch Voice & Video Calling Feature Soon.
Files buried in Instagram and the Instagram Direct standalone app’s Android Application Packages (APKs) are files and icons for “Call” and “Video Call”.
Instagram to Launch Voice & Video Calling Feature Soon
Application Packages usually shows file for unreleased features that are ready to be launched by company. So it seems that Instagram is about to launch audio and video calling within its Direct messaging system.
There were rumors that social media apps are about to launch video calling feature but the picture sharing app refused to comment on it when asked.
The addition of voice and video calling feature to Instagram make it better alternative to Snapchat who launched it video calling in 2014. Last week Instagram launched a feature that lets you Control who Replays Photos, Videos Shared via Instagram Direct.
According to the new update, user who sends a photo or video from the Instagram Direct camera can decide whether recipients can view it once, replay it temporarily or see a permanent thumbnail of it in the chat log. So, the new update give users full control of who can see their photos or videos.