Review: InstaMessage adds much-needed messaging to Instagram

It's not very exciting, but InstaMessage perfectly adds a much-needed chat feature to Instagram. It looks like the people behind Instagram designed it, and it actually has an active membership base. It even lets you control parts of your Instagram profile, but its marquee feature is the real draw.

To make this app work, you have to log in with your Instagram account. Once you do, it feeds in all of your Instagram friends, but you can only message them if they use the app, too. You'll probably have to invite most of your friends before you get … Read more

Get to know Instagram friends with InstaMessage

InstaMessage is a free social app that lets you privately chat with members of the popular Instagram image-sharing service in a text-message-style format. Its simple-to-use interface will have you getting to know the people behind the pictures in no time.

To begin with, you sign in to InstaMessage using your Instagram log-in information. There are four menu options, giving the choices to explore other user profiles, invite friends to chat using InstaMessage, access friends' Instagrams, and access your profile. We found a friend by exploring profiles that were in our location. After tapping the Chat button on his profile, we … Read more