Monday, 16 September, 2019

Facebook considers removing 'like' counts

Facebook like counts Facebook May Soon Get Rid of Like Counts, Too
Russell Knight | 05 September, 2019, 17:26

The tool was first noted by Jane Manchun Wong, an engineer who spotted it in Facebook's code.

App analyst Jane Manchun Wong wrote in her blog that Facebook has started prototyping the hidden like/reaction count feature in its Android app. However, if the feature is rolled out fully, it may also hide that count.

Social platforms are paying more attention to the benefits - or lack thereof - attached to vanity metrics.

The company said the goal behind the move is to remove the pressure among users who are concerned about the reach of their posts and impressions.

FACEBOOK is considering removing their "like" button feature after trials from subsidiary company Instagram came back with fairly positive results.

Influencers will have to craft more valuable content, no longer able to rely on "Likes" to catch the attention of a brand. "Other users will just see a few reaction emoji and a note that it was liked by "[a friend] and others" instead of a specific number of other people.

For now, the change seems only to affect like/reaction counts on posts and not on their comments, but Wong says this "could be due to the nature of this feature being in an early stage of development".

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Facebook may soon hide "like" counts from your friends and followers, so only you can see how well a post or picture has been received.

Instagram started the like hiding take a look at in Canada in April and added Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Eire, and Japan to the take a look at in July.

A person who compares likes and discovers that his posts are not as popular as those of others might suffer low self-esteem.

However, founder of influencer platform Hey Influencers, Gretta van Riel told Yahoo Finance that Instagram's decision - while definitely a positive for users' mental health - was also a savvy commercial manoeuvre.

The researchers surveyed 1,193 students, and asked them about their feelings as they read Facebook.

"When you remove engagement indicators, people engage less", Beykpour said while briefing journalists at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco last month.

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