Instagram jumped on the redesign express as well, but it left one important thing untouched. In this slide you'll notice the flattened buttons at the bottom along with a ton of white space (notice the blue bar at the top is gone). But the interesting thing is that Instagram took a stand when it came to its icon.
When you think about it, it makes sense. Instagram is a photo-sharing powerhouse that is all about photos and its filtered look. I think that keeping the old icon shows that it cares about aesthetics, and maybe more importantly, the brand. It remains to be seen if Instagram will ever bow to the iOS 7 pressure, but I respect that it stuck to its guns, at least on the icon.
September 25, 2013 5:20 PM PDT
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