Instagram update: Company faces backlash and apologizes after scroll, swipe feature rolled out 'due to a bug'

MENLO PARK, Calif. -- Instagram's new layout isn't the only thing that went sideways - so did reaction to the change.

Some users completely lost their minds when Instagram briefly changed its layout from scrolling up and down to side-to-side.

Some even threatened to stage a boycott, others said "No. Instagram. No."

But don't worry. Everything is back to normal with Instagram offering an explanation, saying it was just a test.

"Sorry about that, this was supposed to be a very small test but we went broader than we anticipated," tweeted Adam Mosseri, head of Instagram.



The Menlo Park-based company also tweeted an update on Thursday, saying the change was "due to a bug."



Here's a look at some of the reactions after the update was rolled out:










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