Make Instagram Accessible
Make Instagram Accessible
For years Instagram has only been a mobile phone-based application, but this has got to change because it is discriminating against every person who hasn't got a mobile phone! You would expect all Social Media sites would be accessible, wouldn't you? This is as far away from the truth as you can get.
I have tried to contact Facebook, the developers of Instagram about this several times about this, but I have had no response - not even a confirmation email saying that they have received my email...
I cannot use a mobile phone due to physical limitations, but I still use Instagram. To use Instagram on my computer, I have two options:
- The first option is to download two separate applications onto my computer, which can take up memory and it can slow the processing speed down as well.
- The second option is to download a browser add-on, which turns your computer browser screen into a phone display. The issue with this is the more add-ons your browser has, the slower your browser will perform. - Even then you don't have access to all of Instagram's features.
It would help if the developers of Instagram (i.e. Facebook) modified Instagram to make it fully accessible from a personal computer, then everyone would be able to use it just by one website or application. For example; create "upload" and "messages" buttons on the Instagram website. Maybe I have missed a few features out, but I'm sure you understand what I am saying.
I didn't even know that Instagram had a message system until I downloaded the Windows 10 app. People who are less determined than me aren't likely to find these solutions because they are not easy to find at all! - Yes, I thought that there had to be a way, so I searched and searched and searched. I finally found a way, but it still wasn't the best.
A few months ago I discovered a better way to upload to Instagram, using a mobile phone emulator add-on for my browser. In the main, this add-on is great, but I can't upload to my story using it because it says I need to rotate my device to add to my story. How am I supposed to rotate my computer? Furthermore, even if someone does have a mobile, they might not be able to rotate it. It's bloody ludicrous! If the Instagram website had the option to let users upload to their profile and their story from a PC, more people would be able to use it.
I can't upload videos or go live on Instagram either.
I would be extremely grateful if you would look into making Instagram accessible to all, including those who can only use a PC. I am no expert, but surely it can be done.