Another day, another Instagram update! This time, they're not taking any pointers from Snapchat, however. If you're the ultimate Insta-sleuth, and you're not ashamed to admit it, consider this feature a blessing from the heavens. For the first time since the apps release, users will be able to do the unthinkable. We can finally zoom in on photos, y'all! Miracles happen, you guys. Also, what will they think of next, you know? With such a mind-blowing innovation like zooming, it's impossible to predict what kind of sorcery they'll come up with after this. All playful sarcasm aside, we're just glad this update is finally a thing. Think of all the things we can creep on now that we have the power to zoom! Actually, maybe don't do that.
Starting today, you can pinch to zoom on photos and videos in feed, on profiles and on Explore. Dive into an adorable puppy?s smile or into every detail of your friend?s new shirt. Over the past six months, you?ve seen many exciting changes come to Instagram, from a new icon to longer videos and even a new way to share everyday moments with Instagram Stories. And as things change, we?re still focused on improving the core parts of Instagram. Zoom is available today for Instagram on iOS. Zoom will be available on Android in the coming weeks.
Is your Tinder match the kind of person who conveniently takes all of their Insta pics from very far away? Schedule a pre-date zoom sesh and see what you're really working with. Who's that hottie in the background of your best friends 15-week-old post? You're about to find out. Did we mention you can zoom in on videos too? Creep level: Wizard.
Instagram posted the news to their page informing users, "Starting today, you can pinch to zoom on photos and videos in feed, on profiles and on Explore. Dive into an adorable puppy's smile or into every detail of your friend's new shirt." Every detail? Better blur out those pit stains you tried to filter away. And that kale in your tooth. And those eye bags. And the tears you'll be crying when you realize everyone can go back and zoom in on that dirty pile of underwear that accidentally wound up in your only fire selfie. Right now, zoom is available for iOS and will be coming to Android in the weeks to follow, so good luck everyone.
Now you can zoom in on Selena Gomez's top Insta pics. Lucky you!