Today Instagram added a tool that lets users see what accounts they interact with the least, and which accounts show up the most on their feed. Instagram head Adam Mosseri announced the new function with a tweet. The tool could be useful for paring down who you follow. Visit Business […]
You can hide your likes on Facebook by setting your likes to private, without having to unlike the person, brand, or product you liked. You can also customise the privacy of your likes across myriad categories, keeping some public, sharing others only with friends, and even allowing or blocking specific […]
Instagram, the wildly popular photo- and video-sharing app owned by Facebook, is testing out a major change: hiding “likes.” The move has been controversial, and Instagram leader Adam Mosseri has explained by saying, “Our interest in hiding likes really is just to depressurize Instagram for young people.” But, according to […]
Instagram is testing out removing “likes” on posts worldwide, TechCrunch first reported. Last week, Instagram chief Adam Mosseri announced that the company would start removing likes on posts in the US, an experiment which it has already been testing in seven other countries. Users will still be able to see […]
Instagram chief Adam Mosseri announced on Friday at Wired25 that the company will start hiding “likes” on some US posts. Instagram has already experimented with removing likes in seven countries. Instagram said in a tweet that the change would allow users to “focus on the photos and videos you share, […]
Facebook is testing the removal of like counts on its platform, beginning with Australia. Users won’t be able to see the number of likes, reactions and views on other people’s Facebook posts. The numbers will only be visible to the person who posted them. Facebook’s move comes after Instagram removed […]
Facebook is hiding like and reaction counts on its platform in a test starting Friday for a limited number of users in Australia,TechCrunch reported Thursday. The test is similar to one Facebook is conducting on its sister platform Instagram, where it was rolled out over the summer to users in […]
Instagram has been testing in some countries what its platform would look like without likes appearing on posts. The removal of likes is designed to improve the lives of consumers, but influencers are starting to feel the impact of the change on their accounts and their brands. But brands value […]
Instagram accidentally deleted likes on posts, the company has admitted to Business Insider Australia. On Tuesday, Business Insider Australia confirmed a large amount of users had ‘likes’ removed from their feed completely in six countries. Instagram incorrectly confirmed the removal of ‘likes’ was a part of a global test. The […]
UPDATE: AUGUST 15, 2019: Instagram has confirmed to Business Insider that it accidentally deleted likes on posts due to a bug. Editor’s note: On Tuesday, Business Insider Australia confirmed a large amount of users had “likes” removed from users’ feeds completely. Instagram incorrectly confirmed at the time the removal of […]
Instagram announced on Thursday it was testing a feature in certain countries that hides the number of likes on posts from followers. Instagram says hiding likes is designed “to focus on the photos and videos you share, not how many likes get.” The idea of hiding likes echoes a growing […]
Instagram is testing hiding users’ likes on the newsfeed. Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri told BuzzFeed the goal was to create a “less pressurised environment.” Mosseri said the inspiration for the trial came from Instagram’s popular Stories feature. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Instagram is testing hiding users’ […]
Instagram is testing a change to the app where the number of likes on your posts would be hidden to everyone besides yourself. Reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong discovered the unreleased feature, and posted screenshots to Twitter. An Instagram spokesperson says the feature isn’t being tested “at the moment,” but […]
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