TECH- TALK: Instagram to roll out video and voice calling feature?

Sakal Times
Tuesday, 6 March 2018

TechCrunch reported files and icons labelled ‘Call’ and ‘Video Call’ which were noticed on the app’s Android application packages (APKs). These icons and files are usually a code that tells you about  soon-to-be launched features in the app.

Back in late January this year, there were rumours about Instagram working on video calling functionality and was testing it within the company. It looks like that Instagram, known as the best platform for sharing photos and videos, is finally gearing up to introduce the video and voice calling feature on the app. 

According to a report from TechCrunch, the social media giant is on the verge of introducing the calling function as there are multiple references for voice and video calls in the latest Instagram for Android alpha release which means that Instagram users will soon be able to voice and video call other Instagram users. TechCrunch reported files and icons labelled ‘Call’ and ‘Video Call’ which were noticed on the app’s Android application packages (APKs). These icons and files are usually a code that tells you about  soon-to-be launched features in the app. So it appears that Instagram is preparing to launch audio and video calling within its Direct Messaging system.

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