Justin Bieber has made his return to Instagram, reactivating his account just over a week after he seemed to have deleted it and walked away from the social media site for good.

Early on Monday morning (August 29th), the Biebs quietly restored his Instagram page back to its normal public settings, but didn’t post anything acknowledging that he had done so – all that his fans seem to have missed are a few videos and pics of his dog, Todd.

It comes after Bieber implored his 77.8 million followers to stop being “so mean” and intrusive about his persona life, after some had posted comments about his rumoured girlfriend, 18 year old Sofia Ritchie.

“I'm gonna make my Instagram private if you guys don't stop the hate this is getting out of hand, if you guys are really fans you wouldn't be so mean to people that I like,” he had written before quitting nearly a fortnight ago.

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His return comes as paparazzi pictures show him and Ritchie getting extremely steamy and passionate while on vacation in Cabo San Lucas in Mexico – another slightly embarrassing pap incident for the Biebs after nude pictures of him emerged on holiday in the same country late last year.

The 22 year old star’s fans promptly started searching online for a rumoured sex tape after these pictures came online.

“They've run in the same circle for years,” a source recently told People magazine about the young couple. “Sofia and Justin are basically on a love-fest right now, but it's virtually impossible where he's at in his life and career for anything to last with these girls. [They] all go crazy for him, but he's not settling down.”

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