Instagram Releases Ability to Zoom In

Davey Owens – Marketing Director

The Social Network Gods have answered our prayers! Instagram announced today that their iOS users will now be able to pinch zoom on photos and videos in their feed.

Instagram has announced a slew of updates to their platform in the last 6 months like longer video lengths, a new logo and their answer to Snapchat’s popularity, Instagram Stories. In their announcement, Instagram says that the update will be coming to Android users in the coming weeks. Needless to say, people are pretty excited about this new feature:

While others seem to have feared this update for awhile now:

We’re pretty excited ourselves to see this update come. It’s definitely long overdo, and we’ve often wished we could zoom in on some of these gorgeous photos being uploaded. What do you think? Good update, or bad update?