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Instagram is hiding 'likes' now: Which countries can't see likes and why?

1 month ago   |   By Pocket-lint

Would you enjoy Instagram more if it didn't show everyone how few 'likes' your last post received? That's exactly what Instagram is trying to learn, by testing a design change that would no longer show the total number of “likes” on users' posts. This new feature, if that's what you'd call it, is slowly rolling out. Here's what you need to know about it, and when it's coming to your country.
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Instagram is testing hiding likes in six more countries

Instagram is testing hiding likes in six more countries

1 month ago   |   By Android Central

The test began in Canada last May but has now expanded to six more countries.
What you need to know
Instagram is expanding its test to hide likes to Australia, Brazil, Ireland, Italy, Japan, and New Zealand.
It began testing this feature in Canada back in May.
The new feature is an effort to make people focus on content and not the number of likes they get.
Instagram has been flirting with a new feature that would hide likes from everyone except the poster. When enabled, the total number of likes on your photos and videos will be hidden from the main feed, profile and permalink pages. Only...
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Instagram Is Really Considering Hiding Like Counts

Instagram Is Really Considering Hiding Like Counts

1 month ago   |   By Tech Times

Instagram is seriously thinking about allowing people to hide like counts. The test, which began in Canada a few months back, is being expanded to a handful more other countries.
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Instagram starts hiding likes in six other countries outside of Canada

Instagram starts hiding likes in six other countries outside of Canada

1 month ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Instagram is expanding the test in which the platform hides likes and video views from users to include six other countries aside from Canada, the Facebook-owned company announced on Wednesday. The test now includes Australia, Brazil, Ireland, Italy, Japan and New Zealand, in addition to Canada. Instagram first started hiding likes and video views in Canada at the start of May. “We want your friends to focus on the photos and videos you share, not how many likes they get,” said the company in a statement on Twitter. “You can still see your own likes by tapping on the list of people who've...
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