Instagram will now alert users of outages and technical issues

After last week’s massive Facebook outage that disrupted businesses worldwide, Instagram has started testing a new feature that will alert users of outages and technical issues. The feature will push a notification in the Activity Feed every time Instagram experiences technical issues and another when the company addresses the issue.
In a recent blog post, Instagram highlighted that it has already started testing the new feature in the US, and it plans to continue the test for the next few months. While it currently doesn’t have plans to expand it to other regions, it may roll out more widely in the future.

As you can see in the attached images, the technical issue notification will appear at the top of the Activity Feed. The notification will tell users which Instagram feature is affected by the technical issue, and users will be able to tap on it to see more relevant details. Once Instagram resolves the issues, a similar notification will appear at the top of the Activity Feed. I…

Written By: Pranob Mehrotra

Original Article: https://www.xda-developers.com/instagram-alert-users-outages-technical-issues/

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