Instagram tests hiding ‘like’ counts

Instagram on Thursday started to globally roll out a test to hide the like feature for some users on its platform, in a bid to change the way users, especially younger ones engage with the photo-sharing service. The Facebook-owned platform had already been testing removing likes in several countries, including Australia, Brazil, Canada and Japan and last week, the company said ‘likes’ would be hidden for some United States (US) users, too. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin