Category: hiding

Instagram to test hiding Like counts in the US next week
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Instagram to test hiding Like counts in the US next week

“We will make decisions that hurt the business if they help people’s well-being and health” says Instagram’s CEO Adam Mosseri. To that end, next week Instagram will expand its test of hiding Like counts from everyone but a post’s creator to some users in the United States. But there are major questions about whether the…

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Facebook tries hiding Like counts to fight envy
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Facebook tries hiding Like counts to fight envy

End the popularity contest If their post has lots of Likes, you feel jealous. If your post doesn’t get enough Likes, you feel embarrassed. And when you just chase Likes, you distort your life seeking moments that score them, or censor it fearing you won’t look popular without them. That’s why Facebook is officially starting…

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