Instagram's identity crisis deepens as it considers a vertical stories feed

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Instagram's identity crisis deepens as it considers a vertical stories feed

In the immortal words of Derek Zoolander (who would have definitely loved Instagram), “who am I?”

Instagram is considering yet another big change to its platform. It is working on a prototype of the Stories feed that scrolls vertically, like TikTok.

Facebook, which owns Instagram, confirmed the new project to TechCrunch, which first reported the story after developer Alexander Puzzi posted a photo of the prototype on Twitter.  

#Instagram is working on Vertical Stories 👀
Swipe up and down to browse storiespic.twitter.com/LDJje8l137

— Alessandro Paluzzi (@alex193a) February 2, 2021

Puzzi told TechCrunch that he found the option while examining Instagram’s backend code, and that it’s not live yet. Read more…

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