Instagram today announced the rollout of a new Direct messaging update that will unite permanent text messages with disappearing photos and videos into one easy-to-follow thread, instead of separating the two features like they were before today’s update. When disappearing messages launched in Direct last year, they were given their own „Stories“ bar atop the Direct tab.
Users can still find Direct by swiping right-to-left on the main Instagram landing feed, and within Direct there will be a new blue camera button located in the messaging field at the bottom of the tab. Here, users can tap an existing thread to continue a conversation, or create a new one, [...]
Fitbit today announced a new featured called „Sleep Schedule“ as an update to its existing iOS and Android apps, aimed at guiding users into an overall more healthy lifestyle through the introduction of consistent sleep patterns. Users who wear their Fitbit devices to bed will gain increased insight into their sleeping schedules, as well as personalized sleep goals and reminders that are all aimed at encouraging a consistent bedtime every night.
Interestingly, Fitbit’s new Sleep Schedule appears largely similar to the new „Bedtime“ tab in iOS 10. Beta testers have commented on Bedtime’s disappointing sleep tracking functionality — [...]