Instagram is testing Hide “Likes” On Some US accounts From next week

Instagram is testing Hide “Likes” On Some US accounts From next week

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Instagram is Adam Mosseri speaks on stage at the WIRED25 summit 2019 in San Francisco. He said some users see it, the “like” counter, but it has no effect “of the whole US at once.”

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Like seriously, if you post something, the ” grams-and not one of your followers hits “such as” is it even value?

at the beginning of the next week, some of US will be users of Instagram will be able to test this theory, as the social media platform is to hide the “like” counter will begin to appear under a posted photo or video.

“now we test, as private, so you will be able to see how many people announced like a specific photo of you or a video of them, but no one else,” Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram on Friday.

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David said, the platform has no effect on “the whole United States at once”, but a platform “without pressure”, especially for younger users.

“It’s about young people,” Mosseri said. “The idea is to try to ‘depressurize’ Instagram make it less competitive and give people more room to focus on the connection with the people you love, the things that inspire you.”

Mosseri, not details about the outline, when and for how long Instagram pilot program would last. But it comes months after the company hid tested in several other countries, including Australia, Canada, Ireland and Japan.

In a tweet, Mosseri said he welcomed the feedback on the experiment from US users.

“Heads up! We have been testing like to make privatee on Instagram in a number of countries this year. We extend these tests to contain a small portion of people in the United States in the next week. Look forward to the feedback!”

Instagram is the first platform to experiment with so-called “Demetri cation” — where digital and social media companies reduce the importance of public metrics.

Facebook (Instagram’s parent company), YouTube, and Twitter have also tested the removal of the public engagement metrics of their platforms.

The move is added to mag, was not well received by all. As a Wi-Fi notes, some have complained ” to determine that the hide engagement metrics make it more difficult, the follower number is legitimate.”

Others complain that a movement in this direction is the effect of the marketing-strategy for companies, the platform advertising to customers to win and customers.

Published mon, 09 Nov 2019 18:10:12 +0000

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