Instagram set to test hiding likes from users as early as next week

The test where Instagram hides likes from users have already started in countries such as Canada, Japan, Brazil, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia so next up… yeah you guessed it the United States. Today at the WIRED25 conference Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri stated that some users will have what he called “private likes” where the user will be able to see the likes on their phots however others will not, Mosseri also went on to say

“It’s about young people, the idea is to try and depressurize instagram make it’s less of a competition give people more space to focus on connecting with people they love and things that inspire them” 

Watch the interview for yourself below

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