Instagram Tests On Hiding Number Of Likes Received For Posts

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Instagram testing to hide likes and views from users

Facebook-owned Instagram has announced on Wednesday that it has been testing hiding of likes for the posts of users in seven countries.

Users will not be able to see the number of likes of other Instagram users have received neither how views the videos got. But still, users can see their own posts likes and views.

Instagram tweets, “looking forward to learning more about how this change might benefit everyone’s experience on Instagram.”

As soon as the team informed about the tweak in the Instagram posts, users started commenting and booing about it, stating “no one wants this change.”

But some of the users and famous pop star Troy Sivan has supported the change by commenting about posting anything liberally. 

The news by Instagram came like an awakening call to the trollers and abusers and to prevent bullying. Instagram, with a slew of other tools, introduced a tool called Restrict for better control of others contact and interact with their pages.

The company also announced on Thursday; it will from now alerts users about when their accounts can be disabled if prevent Instagram policies.