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.
Lions QB Stafford out vs. Bears
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.
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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Among the new generation of " Ghostbusters " stars are Paul Rudd , Carrie Coon, Logan Kim, McKenna Grace and Finn Wolfhard. This is a new movie about a new set of characters, it takes place in a new place, a new location.
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.
However, a THAI employee says Rainsy was not allowed to board the flight from Paris to Bangkok because his booking was not valid. The government in Phnom Penh said it would arrest him and has asked all regional neighbours to bar him from entering.
Oleg Sokolov, 63, was trying to dispose of the severed body parts of his girlfriend when he slipped and fell into the Moika. Sokolov was hospitalized on Saturday for hypothermia but on Sunday was taken to a police station for questioning.
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.
They will be launching this feature in countries like Brazil, Germany, India, Indonesia, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the US. There are options to add multiple images, product or service name, price, description, link, and product or service code.
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.
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.
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 .
Mitch Trubisky Wants Halas Hall TVs Off To Shield Criticism
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.
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.
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.
Who will Tiger pick on Thursday for Presidents Cup?
Missing from the American team is Phil Mickelson, who had played in every Presidents Cup since the matches began in 1994. The Americans won in 2011 at Royal Melbourne with Woods - a captain's pick - delivering the winning point.
L'Iran annonce avoir découvert un gisement de pétrole colossal
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