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

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Published on August 9, 2022 - Duration: 01:30s

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

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.

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Many commentators criticized the service for becoming too similar to its competitor TikTok.

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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 , โ€œtall 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 โ€œin a week or two.โ€


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