Facebook has announced that all developers now have access to the FB Messenger API (application programming interface) for Instagram.
At its 2016 F8 developer conference, the social network unveiled the Messenger Platform as open APIs.
“Today, we’re delighted to open up the Instagram Messenger API to all developers. So, that to enabling companies to provide messaging experiences on Instagram,” said Konstantinos Papmiltiadis, Facebook’s VP Platform Partnerships.
Businesses can now link Instagram messaging with their favorite apps and processes, enabling meaningful discussions that boost customer satisfaction and revenue growth. So, Papmiltiadis said on Wednesday at the virtual ‘F8’ 2021.
According to the firm, users be able to opt into communicating with companies right from the Facebook Login flow. Thanks to the Facebook Login Connect with Messenger.
The firm launched the Facebook Business Suite last year as an all-in-one platform for companies to manage their activity on Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger via the use of first-party apps.
FB Messenger API for Instagram now available for developer
“Now, we will be introducing you to Business Apps. We’re going to integrate third-party products – developed by developers – into Facebook Business Suite “the business said.
Facebook said that it would use PyTorch, an open-source machine learning framework, as its default framework for developing all of its AI and machine learning models.
“PyTorch not only improves the effectiveness, collaboration, and efficiency of our research and engineering work. So but it also enables us to publish our work as open-source PyTorch libraries and use the hundreds of PyTorch developers globally,” Facebook noted.
Each day, over 175 million users communicate with a WhatsApp Business account to discuss goods and get customer service.
“As more people use WhatsApp to engage with companies. We’re releasing additional changes that will make it simpler for companies to start utilizing the WhatsApp Business. For API and for individuals to communicate easily with these enterprises,” the firm said.
Additionally, the firm gave $250,000 to Girls in Tech, a worldwide foundation.