• Instagram now hides post likes in more countries

    4 monthes ago - By GSMArena

    In Canada, Instagram has been testing a change to its platform that hides the number of likes on posts so only the owner can see them.
    Now Instagram has expanded the trial to several new countries including Ireland, Italy, Japan, Brazil, Australia, and New Zealand. Likes are usually used as a metric to compare posts to one another, as well as subjectively measure popularity.
    We are testing this because we want your followers to focus on the photos and videos you share, not on how many likes they get.
    Instagram has recently rolled out a new anti-bullying measure that pre-flags nasty...
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  • Instagram is hiding likes in 6 more countries so you can post like no one's watching

    Instagram is hiding likes in 6 more countries so you can post like no one's watching

    4 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    In an effort to remove the pressure of posting content, Instagram is doubling down on its experiment to hide certain social media metrics in select regions. In an announcement on Twitter, the company said it is running a test that “hides the total number of likes and video views for some people” in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Ireland, Italy, Japan, and New Zealand. So in case you're having trouble tracking your frenemies' social media engagement on Instagram, this is probably the reason why. The experimental layout is identical to the standard one, with the minor distinction that you will...
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  • Instagram is expanding its hidden 'Like' test to more countries

    Instagram is expanding its hidden 'Like' test to more countries

    4 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Instagram launched an experiment for Canadian users in April to try and find out whether hiding Like counts can benefit its users. While the Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform hasn't shared its results with the public yet, it's now expanding that...
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