Facebook and Instagram are already set to offer better integration as parent companies. The parent company, Meta, made a big announcement regarding its testing, which is basically deeper integration across both platforms. The company has officially announced the two updates which also include a new user interface for Accounts Center functionality on mobile and web platforms. The update also relates to the revamped login and onboarding experience on its mobile apps. The last two features are meant to make it easier for users to switch and create new accounts and profiles on Facebook and Instagram. The company, on the criterion of facilitating the notification function to its users for Facebook and Instagram profiles in the same place.
Meta announced that the new interface is currently in the testing phase, which should enable its existing users who have added their Instagram and Facebook credentials to the same account center. They’re going to make it easy to switch between the two apps without accessing their phone’s home screen, multitasking menu, or app drawer. Meanwhile, a revamped mobile login and onboarding experience is also in the experimental phase, which will be supported for iOS and Android users to login or create multiple accounts with a single Instagram or Facebook ID.
According to confirmations, existing security features will continue to apply to updates that include blocking unrecognized devices from using interoperable login credentials for Instagram and Facebook accounts. Their accounts include the two-factor authentication feature enabled for either account.
The notification feature regarding any account activity on Facebook and Instagram accounts on a single section of the Account Center will also be added there. This also includes creating a newly linked Facebook or Instagram account.
According to the company’s wording, both features are tested worldwide. The latest features revealed are currently limited to Facebook and Instagram only.
The updates came after the introduction of Meta accounts in August this year and a recently reported slowdown in revenue and user growth for the US social media giant.