Instagram will test hiding the like count from photos, and view counts from videos,
in an attempt to get users to pay attention to the content
itself and not their associated engagement metrics, the Facebook-owned
app declared Tuesday.
Continue reading “Instagram is hiding likes count?”
In the test, followers won’t see total likes on photos, or views counts
on videos, in their Instagram feeds or once visiting a user’s profile. The account owner will still be able to access their own metrics
and see the overall likes
or view counts
for a specific post, though they will have to tap through a post to view those metrics.
Instagram said that
the “private likes” test would
begin later this week for
users in Canada at F8,
Facebook’s annual developers conference.
It’s all about community and privacy.
After a brutal 2018 that forced Facebook to
admit it hasn’t got the best name when it involves privacy,
Mark Zuckerberg has huge plans
for the social networking platform in 2019: Facebook is being redesigned.
Zuckerberg made the announcements during Facebook’s F8 event near the company’s home turf in San Jose, California, where he addressed the past year of problems regarding privacy, security and decreasing trust in the platform.
Continue reading “A huge Facebook redesign is coming – but it’s far more than a new website.”
The re-creation of
Facebook, codenamed ‘FB5’, will be the largest modification the social network
has practiced in
years: almost every single aspect of the platform is changing in some way. There’s lots of information to process, and we’ve wrapped
up everything you need to know right here.