The Instagram logo: a history

Instagram logo
The current Instagram logo (Image credit: Instagram)

The Instagram logo is one of the most familiar social media icons around, and a mainstay of smartphone homescreens around the world. Unlike other social media logos, the Instagram logo has undergone a couple of pretty significant changes since the app first launched in 2010.

Indeed, the Meta-owned Instagram has rebranded a few times in its 13 year history, most significantly in 2016. The logo introduced that year is close to what we have now – but back in its early days, the Instagram logo was arguably a lot more fun. Check out every logo the app has used over the years, and for more design inspiration, take a look at the best logos of all time.

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.