Instagram has been working checks the place it hides like counts on posts in seven completely different nations around the globe, and really quickly, it is going to begin testing hiding them for some US customers as properly. Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri made the announcement as we speak on the WIRED25 convention.
In checks which have rolled out to this point, likes are hidden from public posts within the Feed, on the net, and in profiles. Nonetheless, it is best to nonetheless be capable of see what number of likes a submit will get — it’s solely different those that gained’t be capable of.
The check first began in Canada, and it has additionally rolled out to Eire, Italy, Japan, Brazil, Australia, and New Zealand. Fb can be working a check of hiding like counts in Australia.