Instagram tests hiding likes in the US


Instagram has recently introduced private like counts for a minority of users globally. Speaking at the Wired 25 event in San Fransisco, Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri confirmed he believes users will now have to decide for themselves if a post is worth liking rather than judging by its popularity. This is to help users share what they want to share, as opposed to posting to impress others through the amount of likes they receive. Although this feature only recently took the media by storm after hitting the US, Instagram has actually been hiding likes since April in Canada. It [...]