Last week Instagram launched their “Ask me a question” feature and earlier it become very popular. Now Instagram is ready to release their new feature and with that Now you can see your friends are online or not. The feature is something like facebook chat options where you find the green dots along with your friends name and here you can also see the green dots but with the profile pic of your friends or follower. You can see the active status of only those who are in your direct message list or who follows you.
With the last update of the Facebook messenger a new option added that you can link the Instagram account with your messenger and you can chat from there. And after that there are many rumors are coming that Instagram will remove the direct message service from the app and fb messenger gives the feature to connect with your Instagram friends. But after the official announcement about this feature now all clear that Instagram dont want to shut it’s messaging feature and not only this but that also proves the Instagram team also working to make it more easier to their users.
With this feature you can see active users in your direct message list no matter they followed you or not if you had a chat with that person recently so you can see his active status. And the other way is that when you share a post from news feeds so a list opens where you can find your followers and you can see the green dot there along with the active person’s profile picture.
Instagram gives you an another option with this feature that if you don’t want to show your own status that you are online or not , you can hide it from the settings but with that you can not also able to see the status of others.