Twitter Really Wants You to Use It for Messaging

Twitter is taking steps to make itself a destination for messaging. Starting today, you will be able to receive notifications in your browser when you receive a direct message. Clicking on the notification will direct you to the DM interface…

Twitter DMs Can Now Be 10,000 Characters, So Ramble On

Twitter has officially dropped the 140-character limit … On Direct Messages. Now, you can ramble to your heart’s desire when sending private messages to another Twitter user. Twitter said it would be doing this a couple of months ago, and…

Instagram May Get Private Messaging By Year’s End

Twitter has direct messaging. Facebook has Facebook messenger. Instagram has…no equivalent. If you want to say something to another Instagram user, everyone else is going to see it too. As of right now, Instagram has no private messaging function. That…