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Instagram Is Introducing New Feature To Disable DM Read Receipts

Instagram is introducing a feature that will allow users to turn off read receipts in direct messages, addressing a long-standing user privacy concern.

The Verge reported that the social media giant is currently testing a new toggle that would let users disable read receipts in DMs. This update was announced by Mark Zuckerberg and Adam Mosseri through their respective Instagram Broadcast channels.

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The upcoming change is significant for Instagram users who prefer more control over their messaging privacy. However, it remains unclear if and when this feature will be available in Messenger, which also uses read receipts.

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