Version 2.5.0 of Instagram for iOS and Android was released today. The update is not wholly transformative, but it brings to the already popular app a few incremental advancements that improve the overall experience of the app.

Revamped profile tab: the layout is a lot cleaner and more intuitively arranged.

Search for users and tags in the Explore tab: this makes it super easy to find and follow your friends.

Improvements to commenting: thanks!

User search autocompletes based on people you follow: like Twitter, sorta.

Visual improvements: yup.

Speed optimizations: always good.

Optionally share likes to Facebook (enable in your Profile > Sharing Settings > Facebook): and so it begins...