Instagram brings Reels to the center

Q&A with director of product development Robby Stein on the app's big redesign

Today promised to be an eventful one in the world of social networks. For one, Thursday was the deadline for TikTok to be sold — or possibly banned in the United States altogether. And two, Instagram unveiled a redesign that places its TikTok clone, Reels, at the center of the app — alongside a new shopping tab and some other cha…

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