Instagram plans to give influencers DM filters and follower stats
A small number of high-profile users are testing creator accounts.
Twitter bug sent some DMs to developers for over a year
The API problem could have affected millions of users.
Instagram's direct message polls give you private feedback
Ask your friends what they think without telling the world.
Instagram adds status markers to your DM list
You can still turn the feature off in settings, of course.
Instagram makes it easier for businesses to answer your DMs
It's coming alongside support for starting orders inside the app.
Twitter relaxes the rules for customer service DMs
You can theoretically DM your cable company forever.
Instagram’s new feature lets you draw on your friends’ photos
Users can reply to and edit photos sent to them via direct message.
Reply to Instagram messages with pictures and video
Plus, now there's split screen!
Twitter adds more mute options to help filter out abuse
You can now mute new accounts, those that don’t follow you or those you don’t follow.