The largest social networking company Facebook started adding their names to some screens on Instagram photo sharing platform this week. It is just how uncool Facebook make Instagram and WhatsApp? This exerting more influence over the direction of both the apps just by installing Facebook executives was not enough. Now the social networking giant is going to add Facebook into their names. The Instagram will soon becomes “Instagram from Facebook” & WhatsApp soon becomes “WhatsApp From Facebook”.
This moves comes as the world largest social media company faces a greater scrutiny from their regulators around the world for getting more transparency over the data privacy practices.
The new titles will appear in the title for both the apps in the Apple’s App store and Google Play. So on your device home screen, the name for each will fortunately remains the same.Though it is very likely that you will see “From Facebook” on the splash screens for both apps.
As it is not immediately visible to users “Instagram from Facebook” can be seen a few clicks which is away at the bottom of the settings page in the Instagram app on some iOS devices.
Mark Zukerberg has already unveiled his grand vision of a connected (end-to-end encrypted) messaging system between Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.