Instagram wanted to end the year by scaring many users. Especially for those who use the application from an iOS device. And it is that the social network is tested during 17 minutes radically change your image with a complete redesign of the interface.
With new design, photos that have been uploaded to the platform. they were not ordered vertically, The user had to swipe right to see the new posts.
It was visible on iOS devices.
However, it was only a test that went out of control for the application. As reported Adam Mosseri, Instagram CEOvia tweet: "It was supposed to be a very small test, but we exceeded all expectations." And shortly thereafter, he explained that the changes "should already be reversed."
"Due to an error, some users saw a change in how their tape looks," said an Instagram representative. "We quickly fixed the problem and returned to normal life, we apologize for any confusion."
The shift lasted only 17 minutes.
In any case, the widespread deviation was such that #instagramupdate and #O Instagram were a global trend on Twitter. So everything went backwards.
This redesign would mean an important change in the application. And the fact that all modern social networks have a very similar design. This is based on the list of publications of other users, both friends and subscribers, with whom we scroll through scrolling. The interface that can be seen on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.