Instagram test of hiding 'likes' spreading to US

If there is a reason why people do silly things on social media it is because of the “likes”, which in a way validates what they have done. However, as you might have heard, Instagram had previously started to toy around the idea of hiding likes on its platform, where it basically hid the number of likes a post got.Now in a post on Twitter, Instagram has announced that they will be expanding on that test, where it will now be tested on a global scale. Previously, the feature was being tested in select markets, but now it looks like Instagram will be testing it out on a much wider audience. It is a controversial change, but Instagram claims that feedback so far from the various test markets has been positive.According to Instagram, “While the feedback from early testing in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Ireland, Italy, Japan and New Zealand has been positive, this is a fundamental change to Instagram, and so we’re continuing our test to learn more from our global community.” The comp

Instagram test of hiding 'likes' spreading to US

Instagram chief Adam Mosseri on Friday said that a test of hiding "likes" at the image and photo sharing social network will spread to the US.

Sat 9 Nov 19 from TechXplore

Instagram Tests Hiding Likes Across the Globe

Photo Credit: Sarah Palmer / Instagram Instagram is expanding its test of private like counts globally. Users included in the trial will no longer see ...

Fri 15 Nov 19 from Geek.com

Instagram To Test Hiding Liking Counts On A Global Scale

If there is a reason why people do silly things on social media it is because of the “likes”, which in a way validates what they have done. However, as you might have heard, Instagram ...

Thu 14 Nov 19 from Ubergizmo

Instagram has begun hiding likes globally - CNET

As of today, some users will no longer be able to see the number of likes on photos.

Thu 14 Nov 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Instagram goes global with controversial test that hides like counts

Instagram says it will be rolling out in groups, and users who are selected in the test will no longer be able to see how many likes a given post has. Like counts will still be available on ...

Thu 14 Nov 19 from Daily Mail

Instagramís test to hide like counts expands to the US and across the globe

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram, which has been running a test to hide like counts on posts in seven different countries, announced today that it is expanding ...

Thu 14 Nov 19 from The Verge

Instagram is now testing hiding likes worldwide

Instagram is expanding its test to remove like counts globally. It was previously experimenting with hiding likes in select countries, including Canada and Australia.

Thu 14 Nov 19 from CNN

Instagram expands hidden likes test worldwide

Instagram started hiding the total number of likes on posts for some people in the US this week as part of a broader test. It made like and video view counters private in other countries ...

Thu 14 Nov 19 from Engadget

Instagram tests hiding Like counts globally,

Instagram is making Like counts private for some users everywhere. Instagram tells TechCrunch the hidden Likes test is expanding to a subset of users globally after Instagram began hiding Likes ...

Thu 14 Nov 19 from TechCrunch

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