Instagram's standalone messaging app Threads is shutting down | Engadget

The notification will direct those individuals to use the companys mainline app to continue chatting with their friends. Whats more, Metas messaging ambitions have evolved significantly since the apps debut. Despite some interesting features and the fact its been around since 2019, it never attracted a dedicated user base. Instagram will shut its standalone Threads messaging app by the end of the year. In 2020, it started unifying Instagram and Facebook Messenger, allowing users on the two platforms to message one another. It will also log users out of the experience.Its not a surprise to see Threads join the Meta (formerly Facebook) graveyard. When Instagram discontinues support for Threads, it will remove the software from the App Store and Google Play.
Instagram will shut its standalone Threads messaging app by the end of the year. Following reports of the potential shutdown last week, the company confirmed it was moving forward with the decision… [+1214 chars]