Instagram is hiding the number of likes on posts in several countries, including Ireland, Italy, Japan, Brazil Australia, New Zealand in order to "remove pressure" on users. At the moment, Instagram users see a running total of people who have liked a post. In the trial, users will see a user name "and others" below posts. Instagrammers can still view the number of likes their own posts receive. There is concern social media platforms can contribute to low self-esteem and feelings of inadequacy in young people. Instagram launched a similar trial in Canada in May and the new test is...Already a subscriber? You need to login to continue reading this content. Login
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