The two social networks will now be called “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook,” announced the US giant, Friday 2nd August 2019.
Do you use Instagram and WhatsApp? These two social networks, which both belong to Facebook, will change their name, announced the American giant Friday, August 2, 2019, reports the website The Information . It will soon be called “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook”.
The goal is to allow users (1.5 billion for WhatsApp and 1 billion for Instagram worldwide in 2019 ) to directly identify the owner, while Facebook is regularly singled out for its lack of transparency and its use of personal data of internet users.
In the App Store and Google Play
“We want to be clearer about the products and services that are part of Facebook,” said a spokesman for the US firm, according to Le Parisien .
This new denomination will appear on the Apple Store and Google Play. For the moment, the name should not change on the home screen of the apps.