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Instagram Almost Ready to Test 9:16 Ratio for Portrait Images

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Instagram Almost Ready , to Test 9:16 Ratio , for Portrait Images.
The Verge reports that Instagram
is getting ready to roll out a new
testing phase for 9:16 portrait images.
The new feature test comes amid
a turbulent time for Instagram.
Recently, the company rolled out new features
that were met with widespread backlash from
the Internet, forcing the company to backpedal.
Recently, the company rolled out new features
that were met with widespread backlash from
the Internet, forcing the company to backpedal.
Many commentators criticized the service for becoming too similar to its competitor TikTok. .
Many commentators criticized the service for becoming too similar to its competitor TikTok. .
The Verge reports that Instagram's head,
Adam Mosseri, revealed the new
test during an AMA session.
The Verge reports that Instagram's head,
Adam Mosseri, revealed the new
test during an AMA session.
According to Mosseri, the service currently supports , “tall videos, but you cannot
have tall photos on Instagram.".
So we thought maybe
we should make sure that
we treat both equally, Adam Mosseri, Head of Instagram, via Hypebeast.
Mosseri points out that the app has traditionally limited portrait images to a maximum ratio of 8:10, cropping portrait images into an almost square-like format.
The new 9:16 support is meant to
give photographers and bloggers
more control and room for creativity.
According to Mosseri,
the testing phase for the new
feature will begin “in a week or two.”
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