As reported by WIRED, Instagram has previously tested hiding likes in several countries including Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Ireland, Italy, and Brazil.
The expansion of the experiment to the U.S. signals that Instagram has been seeing promising results from hiding likes.
When Instagram first announced about removing likes from the platform, a spokesperson from the company had said in a statement, "We want your followers to focus on what you share, not how many likes your posts get".
"It's about young people", Mosseri said. Users will still be able to see how many likes they get on their individual photos, but they won't see anyone else's, and no one else would see theirs.
Now, according to Mosseri's statements on stage, Instagram will begin rolling this "test" out to USA users as early as next week. While some don't understand why IG is forcing this change on its users, others are questioning why users see likes as so valuable. While likes may become hidden, Instagram still has another metric: the follower count. He didn't say how many USA users will be part of the experiment.
Trade deal doubts clip world stock rally, oil falls
At 1150 GMT, Brent crude was down 1.7% at $61.21 a barrel, while US West Texas Intermediate crude also tumbled 1.7%, to $56.19. In the offshore market, the yuan traded at 6.9834 per dollar, close to a three-month high it jumped to on Thursday.
Iran says oil field found with 53 billion barrels of crude oil
The 80-metre deep field stretches almost 200 kilometres from Khuzestan's border with Iraq to the city of Omidiyeh, Rouhani added. Iranian workers have found an oil field with 53 billion barrels of reserves", Rouhani said in a televised speech on Sunday.
Instagram, Facebook and Twitter have been at the center of debate around issues like smartphone addiction and online health in recent years. "I think they are keenly aware of the impact, and how to operate and navigate, this landscape of social media".
There's no word on how long they will be testing this new feature out.
Twitter has also experimented with hiding numbers of times tweets were "liked" or "retweeted", according to product lead Kayvon Beykpour.
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This is not a shocking growth when you take into account that Indianapolis elevated Chad Kelly from the apply squad nowadays. He did restricted work in follow this week, but the Colts didn't rule him out on Friday.
Stafford turned in three limited practices this past week, and it's not clear what the long-term ramifications of this injury are. However, in the week before the Bears game, Stafford was practicing through pain and telling reporters he was fine.
Le pays souffre de l'effet des sanctions économiques rétablies contre la République islamique par les Etats-Unis depuis août 2018. Le gisement s'étend de Bostan à Omidiyeh, deux villes de la province du Khouzestan, dans le sud-ouest de l'Iran, a-t-il ajouté.
If Chicago is lucky, its impressively disgusting output in the first half of last week's loss to the Eagles will be the low point. But they don't really know who we are, or what we're capable of as people, or what we're going through, or what we're thinking.
The sunny streets of Tokyo are already filling up with excited crowds ahead of Emperor Naruhito's enthronement procession. Hours before the parade, Yukari Oshita said she felt a closeness to Naruhito, the first emperor born in post-war Japan .
Ayushmann Khurrana's new film Bala has recorded an "excellent" opening day collection, tweeted trade analyst Taran Adarsh. Film critics believe that if film Bala continues at its current pace, Khurrana could be looking at his next blockbuster.
Si je considère le détail dans ce texte, quand on parle de 'lois liberticides', je ne sais pas de quoi on parle. Des propos qui interpellent puisqu'ils laissent entendre que République discriminent par la loi les musulmans.
He said that the USA will continue to work with Germany, which he called one of its most treasured allies. Merkel responded with uncharacteristic sharpness, calling such "sweeping judgements" unnecessary.
Shortly before Terry's murder, he, Schreiber, and another woman named Evelyn Tangie had been traveling in a vehicle together. Benjamin Schreiber , 66, was sentenced to life without parole in Iowa for bludgeoning a man to death in 1996.
Curry will be re-evaluated in three months, and Golden State may decide that it makes no sense to play it. They sit at 2-7 on the season, and teams around the league certainly won't show any sympathy for them.
Et d'enfoncer le clou en suggérant que le géant américain "aurait été plus concentré sur la création du système d'exploitation". On a longtemps cherché des explications à l'échec de la firme de Redmond sur le marché des smartphones.
Mercedes-Benz EV G-Class Confirm
The outlet claims that the electric version of the G-Class could be called the EQG, but other than that, details are scarce. We're certainly surprised by the decision.
Brace Yourselves: Trump's Releasing Another Call Transcript
Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor and career department official George Kent are to testify Wednesday, and former U.S. The White House already has released a transcript of their July 25 phone conversation, in which Democrats allege Mr.
Lions' Stafford (back/hip) won't play vs. Bears
That's the second-longest active streak by a QB in the National Football League behind Phillip Rivers. He was limited all week, but publicly there did not seem to be concern. "No, I'm fine.
NHL-leading Capitals beat Knights for 6th consecutive win
Vegas is tied for ninth in the league with the man advantage as they convert 21.7 percent of their power play chances this season. Bertuzzi and Dennis Cholowski assisted on the marker: Detroit gave up a goal later in the period to make it a one-goal game.