Instagram Bug Is Causing Drop In Followers Count Upto Millions

Following a ruckus on Twitter, Instagram acknowledged that a bug is causing a massive drop in the number of followers in many Instagram accounts, particularly the accounts of prominent figures.

Earlier, it was speculated that this is an outcome of the company culling inactive and fake accounts. Now, it looks more like a glitch that Instagram is now working on.

According to the tweet from Instagram, the issue will get resolved by 9 a.m PST by today, or 10:30 pm in IST. Instagram also asked users to be patient while the team works on fixing the bug.

Based on Twitter reports, many influencers on Instagram have lost from hundreds to millions of followers owing to the bug. For instance, Selena Gomez lost almost 2 million and Ariana Grande lost almost 3 million.

Here are some other Instagram users expressing their frustration on Twitter —

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