Instagram is now experimenting with removing 'likes' worldwide
- Instagram is testing out removing "likes" on posts worldwide, TechCrunch first reported.
- Last week, Instagram chief Adam Mosseri announced that the company would start removing likes on posts in the US, an experiment which it has already been testing in seven other countries.
- Users will still be able to see likes on their own posts, but not on others'.
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"We will make decisions that hurt the business if they help people's well-being and health," Mosseri said on stage at the event, Wired's Adrienne So first reported.Some influencers and celebrities have complained that this change will hurt them, while others say it won't affect their businesses. Instagram says it is working on ways to help creators while it experiments with removing likes.