Several customers reported seeing the change on their profiles Tuesday, with the variety of likes changed with the phrase “and others.”
While followers would not be capable of see the whole variety of likes a put up obtained, the proprietor of the account nonetheless might, Instagram mentioned on the time. Users might click on to see a full checklist of the accounts who appreciated the put up, however they would not be capable of see a quantity highlighting how many individuals appreciated it.
Instagram framed the transfer as a means to assist cut back strain to rack up likes on the platform. Likes, which seem as hearts on Instagram, are sometimes used as a measure of recognition.
— CNN Business’ Kaya Yurieff contributed to this report.