A lot of celebrities and users started losing a lot of followers since February 13, 2019, and Instagram responded saying that they’ve noticed it and would fix it soon.
Among the users that lost their followers were Kylie Jenner, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande and others who lost millions of followers in a matter of days. Kylie Jenner’s followers fell down from 127 million t0 124 million but her follower count increased again to 126 million at press time.
Ariana Grande’s follower count fell from 145 million to 142 million, but her follower count eventually increased to 145 million at press time. Even Selena Gomez, follower count decreased by a few million which crept back up again a day later.
The Instagram bug was noticed by Instagram officials and they responded to it by saying that they’ve noticed it and were trying to fix it. In a successive update to the tweet, the Instagram officials mentioned that the bug would be fixed resolved on February 15, 2019, 9 AM PST.
The issues, however, has been resolved as per the officials at Instagram, but it seems that there are more bugs that are still pestering Instagram users and some of these bugs cannot be reported to Instagram.
A Reddit user r/softwaregore posted his findings on Reddit about a bug which couldn’t be reported to Instagram after several tries.
It seems that Instagram has its work cut out for them on fixing the bugs, especially the recent bug that caught the attention of the whole world, including supermodels, actors, and singers.