See How Instagram Is Planning To Reduce Depression In Our Society

Advertisement

How Instagram Is Planning To Reduce Depression In Our Society. Social media platform , Instagram is hiding ‘likes’ count in various countries such as Australia and Japan to “remove pressure” on users.

The trial which begins today , Thursdays , 18th July , will see ‘Instagrammers’ just seeing a user name and “others” liking the post rather than seeing a username and a particular number of people liking the post.

Advertisement

However , users can view the number of likes on their own post.

This step has been taken because there have been concerns that social media platforms can contribute to low self-esteem and feelings of inadequacy in the youth.

In May , Instagram launched a similar trial in Canada and the new test is rolling out in Australia , New Zealand , Ireland , Italy , Japan and Brazil , the company told the media.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.