first_img Instagram users were not pleased with Instagram’s recent horizontal scrolling update.On Monday, Instagram tested a major redesign that removed vertical scrolling, Business Insider reported.This change prompted many Instagram users to complain on Twitter, who didn’t like the social media platform’s new look. The new update allowed users to only swipe from left to right to see pictures, rather than scrolling up and down.I have the new Instagram horizontal scroll interface. I’m sure this will not be met with any backlash WHATSOEVER. But seems maybe intended to reduce mindless vertical scrolling? cc @mosseri comments at the end pic.twitter.com/fwmtbfjFaf— Alex Heath (@alexeheath) December 27, 2018 Report: Facebook Developing ‘Threads’ App For Close FriendsFall For the Viral Instagram Hoax? So Did Lots of Celebs Me: this year can’t get any worse than it already is… #instagramupdateInstagram: pic.twitter.com/c5qNcTaXPe— Louise (@vic_tav_fan) December 27, 2018Adam Mosseri, head of Instagram, tweeted an apology to users about the horizontal scrolling update. He said the new feature was supposed to be a small test and not widely launch on multiple Instagram accounts.That was supposed to be a very small test that went broad by accident. Should be fixed now. If you’re still seeing it simply restart the app. Happy holidays! — Adam Mosseri (@mosseri) December 27, 2018For those having trouble with the new update, Mosseri said to simply restart the app to change the settings back to vertical scrolling.More on Geek.com:Instagram Rolls Out Walkie-Talkie Voice MessagingInstagram Now Lets You Share Stories With ‘Close Friends’ Hire an ‘Instagram Sitter’ to Post Photos for You at This Swiss Hotelcenter_img Stay on targetlast_img