We want to be clear about the products and services that are part of Facebook,” company sources explained.
Facebook plans to add its name to the applications owned by Instagram and WhatsApp, which in the future will be called “Instagram of Facebook” and “WhatsApp of Facebook”, as published by specialized media today.
“We want to be clear about the products and services that are part of Facebook app,” company sources told The Verge and The Information portals, although they did not clarify when this name change will occur in the applications.
In a big shift, the Facebook app plans to signal its control of Instagram and WhatsApp by adding its name to both apps, according to three people familiar with the matter. The social network will rebrand the apps to “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook,” the people said.