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Bluesky now lets you send DMs

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Bluesky will now let you send a direct message to other users. For now, you can only send messages containing text, but Bluesky is working on adding support for images and videos.

To send a DM, select the chat icon at the bottom of your screen on mobile or hit the chat bubble in your sidebar on desktop. Once you create a new chat, search for the user you want to talk to, write your message, and hit send. Just keep in mind that DMs on Bluesky aren’t end-to-end encrypted just yet, but the platform plans on supporting it in the future.

Now available: DMs! Start a private conversation with a friend directly on Bluesky within the Chat tab.

Update to the latest version of the app (1.83) or refresh on desktop to start chatting!

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