Instagram may be hiding your 'likes' on a photo

Instagram may be hiding your 'likes' on a photo

Instagram is currently testing a new feature on its platform to hide your likes. 

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Many of us are focused on our Instagram profiles. We also want our photos to be perfect and to get enough likes. However, Instagram may just be hiding your likes.

Instagram says the reason for this update test is to have users concentrate on your posts and interacting with the app, rather than focusing on likes. Many users delete photos if they do not get enough likes. 

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recent report from the UK's Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and the Young Health Movement highlights the impact of different social media platforms on mental health. 

Research shows that social media gives users a positive opportunity to express themselves. 

However, the research also shows negative factors. Anxiety, depression, loneliness, sleep quality, and negative impact on body image were all reported. 

Instagram hopes to get rid of likes on the app and it could reduce some of these negative affects.

Do you think Instagram should hide your likes?

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