What did you think of the temporary Instagram change?

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Instead, Instagram's been considering having people scroll side to side or tap to go through their Instagram feed.

Facebook's Instagram on Thursday rolled out what it thought was a small-scale test of a new tap-to-advance feature that lets users scroll through posts horizontally. When the new timeline appeared, Instagram informed its users via a message that said, "Introducing a new way to move through posts".

The update triggered an immediate reaction on social media, with users flooding Twitter with their grievances, causing the hashtag "instagramfail" to trend. "We apologize for any confusion".

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What do you think of it?!

On Monday, Instagram tested a major redesign that removed vertical scrolling, Business Insider reported.

"This new Instagram update is dumb". The bug, then, is not so much the feature itself, and more the fact that most of us weren't meant to see it just yet.

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Due to some serious blowback from users, Instagram appears to have quickly reverted to the standard vertical feed for those who were given the new horizontal feed. Only the username and media are visible at first glance - you have to tap it to see the caption, number of likes, and any comments.

Some reports claim that after the huge success of the stories feature Instagram believed that users might like the news feed work in a similar manner too. This change only affected the main page, and user profiles worked the same way they did previously.

Mosseri replied to another tweet, adding, "Just a test that went to a few orders of magnitude more people than intended... sorry about that". We quickly fixed the issue and feed is back to normal. Simply restart your Instagram app and the sideways scrolling will be gone.

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