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Instagram horizontal scrolling update caused outrage



Yesterday's Instagram update caused a huge outrage

Yesterday was a bad day for the social networking picture sharing app, Instagram.

The Facebook owned company, Instagram, pushed out a 'test' feature to a whole range of people that use the popular app. It was only supposed to be rolled out to a select few, as it was supposed to be a test feature.

At the moment, when using the photo sharing app, you scroll vertically, up and down, to view new and old photos posted by the accounts you follow on the app.

You also scroll vertically on other social media sharing apps such as Instagram's parent company: Facebook. Other apps include Twitter.

The new test feature update meant that you'll be swiping horizontally. It is safe to see that when users took to the app for an Insta fix, that they were not impressed. Many took to Twitter to vent some anger.


Taking to Twitter, people were using the hashtag #InstagramUpdate to vent some anger. As you can see, the user above really wanted to delete the Instagram app.

We've looked up the hashtag #InstagramUpdate and there are only a few positive remarks. Mostly, there are negative comments.


Adam Mosseri, head of Instagram, has said to his followers in a Tweet: "Sorry about that, this was supposed to be a very small test but we went broader than we anticipated."

The new horizontal scrolling Instagram update was only live for about one hour. It has since been rolled back to how it was before.

Mosseri then followed up on his Tweet by saying: "Should already be rolled back. If you're still seeing it you can simply restart your app and you should be good to go.

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