Many power Instagram users noticed their follower count dropped on Wednesday, but the follower desertion had nothing to do with their last selfie or breakfast photo.
We’re aware of an issue that is causing a change in account follower numbers for some people right now. We’re working to resolve this as quickly as possible.— Instagram (@instagram) February 13, 2019
It turns out, an apparent glitch may be to blame. Instagram acknowledged the issue in a tweet on Wednesday morning and said its team is “working to resolve this as quickly as possible.”