After getting a lot of heat the past year or so for the algorithm based system, IG is finally reverting back to chronological order! No more seeing posts from a week ago...or freaking out when you liked a pic of your crush from a few days ago because it just showed up in your feed.
Here is what Instagram had to say...
“Today we’re introducing changes to give you more control over your feed and ensure the posts you see are timely. We’ve heard it can feel unexpected when your feed refreshes and automatically bumps you to the top. So today we’re testing a ‘New Posts’ button that lets you choose when you want to refresh, rather than it happening automatically.
Tap the button and you’ll be taken to new posts at the top of feed — don’t tap, and you’ll stay where you are.
We hope this makes browsing Instagram much more enjoyable. Based on your feedback, we’re also making changes to ensure that newer posts are more likely to appear first in feed. With these changes, your feed will feel more fresh, and you won’t miss the moments you care about. So if your best friend shares a selfie from her vacation in Australia, it will be waiting for you when you wake up.”