Earlier, Instagram announced that it will hide the like counts on the posts. Facebook owns Instagram. According to rumors, Facebook will hide the like count soon. Jane Manchun Wong, an App researcher got the code in Facebook’s Android application. This code will hide all the likes on the post.
What will Hiding the Facebook Like Count do?
The person who posts the content will be able to see the pictures. But, his friends or everyone will not see the like count. Others will also see some of the reactions emojis. They can also see comments liked by any other person. For instance, a comment is liked by five people. Instead of the count, the names of people will be visible.
Facebook is working to hide like counts, too!https://t.co/WnUrM12aZg
— Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane) September 2, 2019
Facebook has confirmed that it will test the feature. Though no date has been selected to start its testing. Instagram has started hiding its like counts. This feature is expanding to many countries. Some people are annoyed and some people really liked it.
In addition to this, like feature is the king of all features on Facebook. Facebook users might not be get satisfied as they would get worried about the likes on their posts. Some stalkers are also curious and they walk into their friend’s like list and stalk people from there. Users will post less content for the fear that they would not get enough likes. They may post and delete that afterward. This behavior may let Facebook reverse this decision.
A Solution For Mental Illness
Furthermore, likes and reaction emojis have created many psychological issues among users. They are depressed if the likes do not hit their target. Some people are addictive to it. Moreover, students leave their books aside and start scrolling Facebook. These issues might be solved. It may help to make mental health better. Though, there might be more issues after this update. Well, we will know after the testing of this update. Till then, no final comments. Stay Tuned for more news!!!