Instagram’s CEO Adam Mosseri acknowledged it’d be “nice” to have an iPad app, seemingly forgetting he’s acquired the ability to make it occur.
In a sequence of Instagram Stories over the weekend, Mosseri did a little bit ‘ask me anything’ and answered a number of questions. One easy query was, “Where’s the Instagram iPad app?”
Mosseri mentions that he was utilizing an iPad on his flight however acknowledges that there’s nonetheless no Instagram app for iPad.
“It’d be nice to do, but there’s a lot to do and only so many people, so it hasn’t made the cut.”
In the next Story, Mosseri and his spouse talk about who would use Instagram on an iPad, then acknowledge that Mosseri’s mother-in-law most likely would.
It’s no secret that many individuals would welcome Instagram on the iPad. People have iPads and I’m positive there’s numerous crossover between Instagram customers and iPad homeowners. Having entry to Instagram’s primarily visible interface on a a lot bigger show can be nice for folks with visible impairments or for many who simply wish to take a look at footage on one thing bigger than a telephone.
To be honest, the mediocre Instagram expertise on iPad will quickly get higher. A brand new function in iPadOS 15 will let Instagram and different iPhone-only apps run in portrait mode whereas holding the pill in panorama mode. That ought to make it a lot simpler to multitask and have Instagram and different apps open concurrently.
Unfortunately, that’s nonetheless inferior to an precise Instagram app on iPad. Plus, contemplating Instagram’s web site now lets folks add content material from browsers on Windows, Mac or different desktops, it’s even stranger which you can’t from the iPad, regardless for those who use the app or browser.
At this level, it looks like the Instagram crew simply actually hates the iPad.