2016 Instagram API Problems
“Instagram has updated its API” is no longer an information because everyone knows now. This update has caused fear among many users of the API, all looking for a solution because it was a threat to their business. Almost all bloggers, social media specialists have written an article about that, including Dialogfeed.
Instagram has generated much debate among relevant forums, social networks etc. According to them, “The review process allows us to ensure an authentic and consistent experience for the Instagram Community. The app review process aims to help community members more granularly control how their content is being shared through 3rd party apps and that those apps are building compliant use cases.” That news did not please everyone, certainly not to the API users who have been blocked all access. We walked the web forums and followed the conversations of users about that update.
To go Live and fully access Instagram content, users needed to submit their application for review and approval. It worked for some people and unfortunately not for others. The purpose of this article is to share with you the views of users and their feedback after this update.
Some of them express their disappointment on github.com
Others exposed their problems:
Netvibes was also concerned:
Those for whom it worked are happy to restart their app.
Dialogfeed wrote an article to help you solve that problem. If you are still concerned and looking for solution, here is the article: Best Tips for Instagram API Update, Review & Permission