Our IGersManila community account, that practically reposts and never once used the Instagram camera, with links to websites in most of its caption, was spared. While I know only a few (with legitimate profiles) who have been affected by the mass-deletion, I immediately thought of it as a glitch. True enough, while we enjoyed Instagram’ing almost spam-free for a day, affected accounts were being restored.
Today, @instagram posted this with a short explanation:
Yesterday we experienced technical issues that caused people to be unable to access their accounts for a short period of time. We restored access as soon as the issue was brought to our attention, and we’re sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused you. Thank you for all your comments and reports to let us know about the problems you were experiencing. We’re always listening and we were able to fix this as quickly as we did because of your help. If you’re still experiencing issues accessing your account, visit help.instagram.com. Thanks again for your patience and support.
All good then. So, on with Instagram’ing fun. Keep the good vibes rolling!