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Instagram is Now Hiding Like Counts Globally, Tries to Reassure Influencers

Posted On: Nov 14, 2019   |   Posted By: Peta Pixel

Instagram is Now Hiding Like Counts Globally, Tries to Reassure Influencers

Instagram has officially expanded its “test” of the removal of public-facing like counts worldwide. The expansion was announced this morning on Twitter , where the company also attempted to reassure “creators” that the company is not trying to take away their livelihood.
Instagram broke the news on Twitter less than 2 hours ago, where the Facebook-owned brand announced that “starting today, we're expanding our test of private like counts globally.” If you're part of this test, “you'll no longer see the total number of likes and views on photos and videos posted to Feed unless they're your own.”
Starting today, we're expanding our test of private like counts globally. If you're in the test, you'll no longer see the total number of likes and views on photos and videos posted to Feed unless they're your own. pic.twitter.com/DztSH0xiq2
- Instagram November 14, 2019
But unlike the previous tweet back in July , when Instagram expanded the test to seven countries in total, this...

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