If you’re trying, relentlessly, to get an updated Instagram feed but aren’t experiencing much success, welcome to the all-too-common installment of: Instagram was experiencing a pretty weird bug on Thursday.
Thursday afternoon, users noticed that the posts they’re seeing on the home feed were all actually posted a few weeks ago, while Stories are still updated normally. People reported Instagram outages on Down Detector, too, starting at around noon eastern and peaking at around 12:30. Since then, users reporting the outage on Down Detector slowly began decreasing in frequency and, at 3:20 p.m. ET, Instagram is already retuning back to normal for some users.
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An Instagram spokesperson told Mashable that they’re aware that some users are having trouble, and are working to get things back to normal.
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