Instagram’s hidden like counts were inspired by a ‘Black Mirror’ episode
In the episode, everyone rates everyone IRL.
On Jan 18, 2020 by Alexandra Samuels
Instagram is hiding likes globally and searching for a ‘well-being’ product researcher
The social media site wants to emphasize content over likes and popularity.
On Nov 15, 2019 by Mikael Thalen
Instagram to test hiding likes in the U.S. starting next week
'The idea is to try and depressurize Instagram.'
On Nov 9, 2019 by Eilish O'Sullivan
Facebook is beginning to hide likes
The social media company has started hiding likes for Australian users and is eyeing a wider rollout.
On Oct 1, 2019 by Brenden Gallagher
Facebook about to start hiding Like counts
Facebook will roll out the feature to users in Australia to see how they respond.
On Sep 26, 2019 by Mikael Thalen
Some influencers are upset over Instagram’s ‘like count ban’
'I’ve put my blood, sweat, and tears into this for it to be ripped away.'
On Jul 25, 2019 by Tiffanie Drayton
Instagram expands experiment of hiding likes to 6 more countries
The company is placing popularity on the backburner.
On Jul 18, 2019 by Mikael Thalen
This dude made a spreadsheet of everyone who should have liked his Instagram posts
This is both incredibly petty and impressive.
On Dec 1, 2017 by Tess Cagle
Instagram is cracking down on bots that like your posts
Instagram wants to keep the likes and comments 'authentic.'
On Jun 12, 2017 by Christina Bonnington
The rise and fall of FriendFeed, the social network that brought you the ‘Like’ button
It was a site with bold ambitions to “glue together the web,” and innovated in ways we take for granted today. But it couldn’t last forever.
On May 15, 2016 by Corinne Litchfield
Twitter users heart the heart button and are using it more than ever
Turns out the move away from favorites wasn't a site-killer.
On Mar 8, 2016 by AJ Dellinger
Thirsty frat bro pretends to throw his Rolex off a bridge for attention
How ya like me now, dad?!
On Jan 22, 2016 by David Britton
Twitter kills favorites, replaces them with likes
Twitter is now one step closer to becoming Facebook.
On Nov 3, 2015 by Mike Wehner