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Instagram Users Upset With Post Reordering

June 7, 2016

Back in March Instagram announced that it would at some point start reordering posts in an attempt to keep users more interested. On average, 70% of posts by a user are not viewed. They have been testing this feature with a portion of their users and are reporting increased engagement.

Instagram noted that with the test group of users with the new post ordering that people are, "Liking photos more, commenting more and generally engaging with the community in a more active way." Instagram believes that users will like the improved sorting of posts:


With this new ordering you won't miss your favorite band's video after the concert, even if it took place across the world in a different time zone. And no matter how many accounts you follow, you should see your best friend's latest posts.

Many people just aren't happy with the change and have made that clear in comments:

mmcconkey said: This is awful. Literally everyone hates it, and you're buying your heads in the sand to your customers complaints. If you insist on this, please make it optional so everyone can turn it off.

elfgrove said: Please give me an option to disable this? I don't follow that many folk, but with the change, folk I follow are no longer appearing on my feed at all! This defeats the purpose of following them and using the app.

piraterogue said: Why the F*** are all of these social media platforms making themselves HARDER TO F***ING READ??? I just want to read shit in the order it's posted. Is hat so damn awful???

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