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In case you’re too busy using Snapchat, or don’t bother with all this social media nonsense, Instagram has done the one thing social media users absolutely hate: change its app.
The company today launched a revised Instagram app, with monochrome buttons and a new icon that now boasts the full sunset gradient treatment.
While the app remains the same in terms of navigable menus, button placements and overall mechanics, Instagram does note that the change aims to “puts more focus on your photos and videos without changing how you navigate the app.”
But even so, people are rather, rather annoyed, and took to Twitter to comment on the new app but especially the new icon.
Here are some of the funniest comments.
— not Jony Ive (@JonyIveParody) May 11, 2016
super impressed with all the time & hard work that went into redesigning the Instagram logo pic.twitter.com/ZcQgFKlCRs
— ㅤㅤNO CHILL (@NoChillsZone) May 11, 2016
— Designmodo (@Designmodo) May 11, 2016
To be fair, new Instagram icon looks like something you press on a dreary day in an ad then Pitbull’s there & everyone’s drinking Dr. Pepper
— Katherine Miller (@katherinemiller) May 11, 2016
— Benjamin Cook (@benjamin_cook) May 11, 2016
The new Instagram logo looks like a rejected starburst flavor pic.twitter.com/8jJo8q87aL
— Tre Coast (@trecoast) May 11, 2016
I like how the new Instagram icon shows an outline of your dinner plate w a glass next to it pic.twitter.com/LtjK3PrBTi
— Dory (@Dory) May 11, 2016
when you see the new instagram icon pic.twitter.com/bx6ImwNsvq
— madi (@alltimemadi) May 11, 2016
Here’s Instagram’s tweet. Read the replies to understand just how annoyed Twitter really is.
— Instagram (@instagram) May 11, 2016
What do you think of Instagram’s new app and icon? Let us know in the comments below.