How to send and receive DMs on Instagram from your computer, as well as unsend and delete messages

Estelle Sidler



a hand holding a cell phone: It's simple to send Instagram DMs from your computer. Shutterstock


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It’s simple to send Instagram DMs from your computer. Shutterstock

  • You can DM on Instagram from your computer using any internet browser.
  • To send direct messages from your computer, head to the Instagram website and click the paper plane icon in the top-right.
  • This story is part of Business Insider’s Guide to Instagram.

In April 2020, Instagram added the ability to send direct messages to its desktop website. 

This means that Instagram users can now send direct messages, photos, gifs, and other kinds of media, as well as start group chats, unsend messages, and reply to chats using reactions, right from their desktop. 

However, some direct message features — like video chats — only remain available In the mobile app version. 

Here’s how to use the direct message feature on Instagram using your desktop computer. 

How to send a direct message on Instagram from a computer 

1. Using

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Insights on the Online Dating Services Global Market to 2025

Estelle Sidler

Dublin, Sept. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Online Dating Services Market – Forecasts from 2020 to 2025” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The online dating services market was valued at US$3.874 billion in 2019. Online dating refers to a system that enables the users to connect through online platforms and introduce and find potential connections, generally for further development of relationships. The major factors supplementing the market growth of online dating services include the rising internet penetration, especially across the major developing economies of the region coupled with the rapid integration of technology which has led to an upsurge in the usage of smartphones.

The increasing millennial population around the globe along with the shifting preferences of users to meet new people through these platforms for building various kinds of relationships such as casual, social, niche and others is further widening up the opportunities for the market

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These Kitchen Gadgets Will Save You Time During Back to School Madness

Estelle Sidler

Going back to school can be a relief for parents who are excited to have their kids out of the house—but this year, that might not be happening. Even if they are still distance learning, it’s a time that requires a lot of preparation. Lunches don’t make themselves, after all. So, check out our selections for the best meal prep tools for making lunch quick and easy.



a table topped with different types of food on a plate: OXO Little Salad And Herb Spinner


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OXO Little Salad And Herb Spinner

From Instant Pots to super convenient pantry organizers, we’ve rounded up a few kitchen gadgets that will help you stay organized while moving all of your meal prep along as quickly as possible—breakfast, lunch, and dinner, in fact.

Instant Pot DUO Plus, $119.95 from Amazon



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Instant Pot DUO Plus


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If you haven’t invested in an Instant Pot yet, back-to-school season is the perfect time to

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Cause, effect and the need to test for COVID-19 | Marsha Mercer

Estelle Sidler



Marsha Mercer

Marsha Mercer


A wise editor of mine used to say, “Wet streets don’t cause rain.”

John’s point, of course, was not to confuse cause and effect. I’ve thought about his warning often since President Donald Trump began his counter-narrative about coronavirus testing.

As the number of positive cases of COVID-19 soared this summer, Trump repeatedly blamed the tests for causing the cases.

Testing “makes us look bad,” he tweeted in June.

At the Tulsa rally a few days later, he said, “I said to my people, ‘Slow the testing down, please.’”

His aides tried to pass that remark off as a joke, but Trump said, “I don’t kid.”

“Cases, Cases, Cases! If we didn’t test so much and so successfully, we would have very few cases,” he tweeted in July.

And, he told reporters, “When you test you create cases.”

That’s all wrong. Pregnancy tests don’t create babies.

Not only

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