Gather round, people: The internet has its say on Instagram Stories

The reaction? MIXED.

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Instagram only went and dropped an absolute bombshell on social media, announcing that they've launched a brand new Instagram Stories feature. Basically, users can upload visual diaries that then disappear after 24 hours. 

Naturally the internet had a whole lot of stuff to say about this snazzy new feature. Many compared the new update to Snapchat, because, you know, the Stories thing is pretty synonymous with their brand. 

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All in all, there was a fairly mixed review of the Instagram Stories feature online, with some loving it on instinct, and others feeling dubious about whether it'd actually take off. Here are a bunch of the best responses.

This person alluded to Taylor Swift/Kimye gate. 

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Loads of people were thinking about potential filters.

There were a load of lukewarm responses.

Some people got more than a little sassy.

With others making this Melania/Michelle metaphor.

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Loads of users were after more pressing updates.

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With some declaring their allegiance to Team Snapchat.

But others were already abandoning Snapchat for Instagram.

All in all, the internet was having serious trouble coping.

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