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IN Science & Technology ON 16 Nov, 2016
It's a great news for all Instagram lovers. Yes, yes, Facebook is finally beginning to integrate Instagram with its flagship platform. Till now the amazing and the most popular photo sharing application, Instagram was independent of its parent company but now it's all going to change.
Now no more confusion, no more loss, no more delay. Read on!
The social network has announced the most awaited feature in which you can access Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger interactions at one place. It's happening now. The announcement says that FB is updating its Pages Manager mobile app with a new, combined inbox which gives an amazing opportunity to the page admins, it lets the page admins access their Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger interactions all in one place.
The new feature lets you reply to Facebook comments, reviews, messages, visitor posts and the most beneficial and great, none other than Instagram comments directly from the inbox by tapping on the content you want to answer.
Now, if you are in a mood to start it, right now, what all you have to do is just connect your Facebook and Instagram accounts by tapping on the messaging icon at the bottom of your Page within the application.
After doing this, you will then be navigated to the Instagram tab where you will be prompted to enter your log-in details. Isn't it amazing?
This new feature which the social network has announced lowered the workload and helped the Page Admins to be more active and more interactive. This will enhance the interest of people as they will get reply easily, quickly and will like the page and respond in very good manner. This will increase the likes of the page as they will suggest and support the page. So this news is very beneficial to all the page admins and page members as well.
In case if your accounts are already connected via Instagram adverts, then you have to do nothing as you will receive the update automatically. This is a great news for all Page Admins as Page Admins will also be able to see their customers' publicly available Instagram and Facebook profiles by just tapping the person's name.
Apart from this, they are also giving chance of viewing previous interactions with the selected user, and also you can assign them a label to indicate how frequently they interact with you such as "important" and "regular customer" types. Now you can assign a label to your frequently interacting member which will help you out. Your quick reply will definitely benefit you. So take advantage of this amazing feature.
The unified or you can say combined inbox allows a business to increase speed and get ease of movement of the messaging process for several of its social platforms. But Facebook is still not offering the ability to post the actual photos or actual videos to Instagram, so for that, you have to wait a bit more. But by this amazing feature, your tension of missing a message is almost over. Now you won't miss another important message.
The main aim of this update is to benefit the small to medium-sized businesses, those who are not having resources in place to run large-scale social media strategies.
By this new feature customers will definitely receive a quick response to their inquiry no matter which Facebook-owned application they prefer to use. Facebook's other popular messaging giant none other than WhatsApp recently announced that they are also going to start the integration by the end of this year. After that, soon we will see another amazing addition to the combined box.
Facebook is claiming that the update will available soon on other devices too.
The company said the following in their blog post: "We're committed to equipping businesses with the tools to have friendly, fluid conversations with people, and we want to help you save time by making that process simple and easy. We think that the updated inbox is bringing us closer to that goal."
This amazing and beneficial feature will help you out in lowering your work load and also help you out in not messing up anymore.
So it's amzing news for the Page Admins. Congratulations guys and girls. Go and get this new feature and take as many advantage of this feature as you can.