Instagram and Fb have been testing hiding like counts for years now, however the social networks are lastly able to deliver the characteristic to everybody. The corporate right this moment introduced that each Instagram and Fb person will have the ability to conceal their like counts from the general public. The characteristic is rolling out to Instagram first, with comparable performance launching in Fb within the coming weeks.

On Instagram, you’ll be able to decide to both conceal likes in your particular person posts or for all posts — each yours and people of the individuals you observe.

To cover likes on a person publish, you’ll be able to merely faucet on the three-dot menu button subsequent to a picture and choose the brand new ‘conceal like rely’ possibility from the menu. Simple peasy.

If you wish to pre-emptively conceal likes earlier than a particular publish, yow will discover the choice below the ‘superior settings’ button that reveals up on the ultimate web page earlier than you share a publish.

Lastly, if you wish to keep away from seeing likes on any posts in your feed, yow will discover the choice by going to the brand new ‘Posts’ part of settings. You may additionally see a immediate once you open up Instagram quickly, must you need to activate the characteristic straight away.

Instagram says that in its testing interval it discovered that hiding likes “was helpful for some and annoying to others, notably as a result of individuals use like counts to get a way of what’s trending or well-liked.” Now you have got the choice to go both, so you’ll be able to reside your individual fact.

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By Rana

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