You can now zoom Instagram posts

Finally! Instagram brings an update which allows one to zoom photos & videos (does not work with stories).

On August 31, 2016 Instagram posted an update saying:

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Starting today, you can pinch to zoom on photos and videos in feed, on profiles and on Explore. Dive into an adorable puppy’s smile or into every detail of your friend’s new shirt.

Over the past six months, you’ve seen many exciting changes come to Instagram, from a new icon to longer videos and even a new way to share everyday moments with Instagram Stories. And as things change, we’re still focused on improving the core parts of Instagram.

Zoom is available today for Instagram on iOS. Zoom will be available on Android in the coming weeks.
— Instagram

And no word about whether it will be available for Windows users or not. Its true that over the past few months Instagram has been bringing new updates to make the experience worth. Their previous feature "Stories" is still getting mixed reviews but lets wait and hope for the best.