Instagram is currently running a test that will hide the total number of likes and views from you Friends and fans
It appears the management of Instagram is about to make a major adjustment to the frame work of the social media platform, in recent tweet on their official handle the wrote that ;
“We want your friends to focus on the photos and videos you share, not how many likes they get. You can still see your own likes by tapping on the list of people who’ve liked it, but your friends will not be able to see how many likes your post has received.”
Check out @instagram’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/instagram/
Check the picture bellow to have an idea what it will look like.
In another tweet they, they said that “We’re currently running a test that hides the total number of likes and video views for some people in the following countries:
✅ New Zealand https://t.co/2OdzpIUBka
In their words, they want people to focus on posting videos and pictures instead of likes and number of views, this might be a step towards the right direction. What do you think