If you are an Instagram user, you would have probably encountered the term “Dm“. What’s dms mean on Instagram? Dm in Instagram means “Direct Message” and this refers to a message that you will send directly to another user or a group of users. A direct message is a private message that only the sender and the recipient or recipients can see. What can you send in a direct message?
You can directly send photos that you take from your built-in camera in your Instagram app. Aside from the photos, you can also directly send videos from your built-in camera in your Instagram app.
When you see a post in your feed, you can also directly send that post to your friend in a direct message. You do not need to copy the link of the post and paste it on a direct message anymore. Instagram allows you send posts and even profiles of people in one click.
You may also send hashtags of trending topics that you want to share. It is also possible to send locations directly to the Instagram inbox of a friend.
Lastly, you can send private messages to friends like you would in an email. All you have to do is type the username of your friend or friends and you can immediately send them a message. When you send a direct message to a friend, he will be notified about it so he can take a look.
Now that you know what’s dms mean on Instagram, you can really make use of this feature. To know more about dms in Instagram, take a look at the Instagram FAQs section.