Instagram wants to hide the number of likes under posts and tests Facebook function.

Insider Jane Manchun Wong, who has repeatedly reported on innovations in social networks for a long time

before their announcements, she spoke about two innovations on Instagram.

No likes

Firstly, the Instagram team thought about something newribbon design. No, nothing drastic - only under friends’ posts they want to remove the like counter. That is, users will not see how many “hearts” the post has received.

According to Jane, this is how Instagram wantsMotivate not to chase likes and think about what you are publishing, and not how successful this publication will be. A striking example of this is a recent photo of an ordinary egg, which received a record number of likes and became the most popular post.

Instagram representatives confirmed that such a design exists, but it has not yet been tested. Whether this idea will be brought to life is not yet known.

Joint viewing

Secondly, Instagram is testing collaborationwatching a video when windows with each other’s faces are displayed at the bottom of the screen. That is, you will be able to watch a video together, comment on it and see each other’s emotions.

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By the way, such a function already exists in Facebook: joint viewing can be configured when creating a post in a group.