Earlier this week, several reports were surfacing that some users were no longer seeing the number of likes on a post. Detailed in an Official Statement, The social media platform that the problem occurred was because of a “Bug.” But it is important to note that, this so-called bug comes as a part of ongoing Private tests experimenting with hiding like counts to improve the site’s interface.
Although the “bug” has not been resolved now, the problem that occurred is a clear indication of where Instagram is heading. Insider news suggests that Instagram is working on maintaining its focus on Photos and videos shared and without giving much attention to Likes. It will be no surprise if the likes count on the platform is erased in the coming years.
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