Facebook might remove like counts

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Facebook might remove like counts similar to what is being tested on Instagram.

Facebook confirmed to TechCrunch that is considering removing like counts but no further information was provided.

Unlike Instagram’s test of removing like counts, which is currently live in several countries, Facebook has not yet rolled this change out to its users.

The change of hiding like counts will put more focus on the content being published, rather than how many likes a post has received.

This can result in a more positive experience for users as it prevents them from comparing the amount of likes their posts receive with the amount of likes of the content that published by others.

Instagram hasn’t revealed any data on its hidden likes test, but the fact that hidden likes may be rolled out to Facebook is evidence that the test is not a failure.