Your Instagram Feed Is About To Look A Lot Different



Not only has Instagram recently undergone a cosmetic makeover, but the company has now gone live with sweeping changes to its feed. 
First announcing the plans to use an algorithm to organise posts instead of displaying them chronologically back in March, users responded with fears that their posts would not be seen.
Though the Facebook-owned company indicated to worried snappers that they were listening to feedback, it appears that it's pressing ahead with the new 'out of order' feed regardless.
Photos that it believes users want to see first at the top of their feeds will now be displayed instead of the most recent.
Through testing for the past two months, Instagram found people like more photos and comment on a greater number of them in the non-chronological feed. 
It also claims to have initiated the change to help users keep up with the volume of photos shared to their feeds every day.
"On average, people miss 70% of their feeds," said Instagram. "It's become harder to keep up with all the photos and videos people share as Instagram has grown.

"You'll see this new experience as we roll it out over the coming month. We're going to keep improving over time to help make Instagram even better."
If you were hoping for a Twitter-like opt-out of an algorithmic timeline, you're also in bad luck, with the company noting that users cannot keep their time-ordered feeds.







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