Instagram has apologized after a test feature was accidentally unrolled to millions of individuals using its app.
The change meant moving through a feed had to be done by swiping horizontally instead of vertically.
Almost as soon as the change was made, users took to Twitter to complain and demand the return of the familiar up-and-down scrolling technique.
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The unwelcome update – which was likened to tinder – was live for about an hour before it had been rolled back.
While America was consumed with the partial unleash of an explosive report that has shaken the presidency and divided the nation, Facebook whispered some bad news: millions of Instagram users’ passwords were compromised in a data-security lapse.
This followed an enormous security failure the company announced march 17, in which the passwords of hundreds of millions of Facebook users, and tens of thousands of Instagram users had been stored unencrypted on the firm’s servers, open to staff.
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