Facebook decided to rename Instagram and WhatsApp

Facebook has decided to rebrand its Instagram and WhatsApp services.

What will change

Changes will affect

Only the names of applications. Now it will be Instagram from Facebook and WhatsApp from Facebook. This already happened with the Workplace and Oculus applications.

On the change of names, Instagram and WhatsApp employees have already been informed, Facebook representatives also confirmed this information.

“We want to clarify the issue of products and services that are part of Facebook,” said company spokeswoman Bertie Thomson.

As a result, on user device screensthe names will remain the same, but new titles will appear in the App Store and Google Play: Instagram from Facebook and WhatsApp from Facebook. But, most likely, the phrase “from Facebook” will soon appear on the screensavers of both applications.

By the way, some users have already noticed new names in the description of services.

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