Instagram makes yet another design blunder

The logo for Instagram
(Image credit: Instagram)

Sometimes, things in life are just not what you hoped them to be – much like the algorithm for your Instagram feed. The social media app caused an international outcry after making users' feeds popularity driven instead of chronological, and now it's making things difficult for itself again. 

The platform started off as a basic social media where you could post square-sized photographs. But as time has gone on, not only has the app gained messages, stories and videos, but it's also added the dreaded Instagram Reels in an attempt to compete with TikTok. Now with a push to remain relevant, Instagram is hoping to roll out a 'Tall' format at 9:16, which is the same size as TikTok videos. Have no idea what we are talking about? Catch up on all things Reels-related over on our Instagram Reels tutorial.

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Amelia Bamsey
Staff Writer

Amelia is Creative Bloq’s Staff Writer. After completing a degree in Popular Music and a Master’s in Song Writing, Amelia began designing posters, logos, album covers and websites for musicians. She now enjoys covering a range of topics on Creative Bloq, including posters, optical illusions, logos (she's a particular fan of logo Easter eggs), gaming and illustration. In her free time, she relishes in the likes of art (especially the Pre-Raphaelites), photography and literature. Amelia prides herself on her unorthodox creative methods, her Animal Crossing island and her extensive music library.