Instagram's new icons are a glorious blast from the past

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Ah, simpler times (Image credit: Instagram/Future Owns)

Ready to feel old? Instagram, everyone's favourite photo sharing app, turns 10 years old today. First released in October 2010, the app has become one of the most popular social media platforms around, and Instagram has marked the occasion with a nostalgic easter egg for users.

Revealed via a cryptic, emoji-based tweet (below), the features allows users to change the app's home screen icon. Options includes several classic icons from Instagram's 10-year history, as well as colour variations on the current design. If you're looking to personalise your Instagram page itself, here's how to change your Instagram bio font

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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.