MENLO PARK, Calif. (NBC) – Facebook may soon stop showing the likes on posts.
The social media giant is considering a test to hide “likes” from news feed posts in an attempt to curb the obsession with getting likes on pictures.
If implemented Facebook will hide the number of likes on a post from other users.
Instead, users will see a note that the post was liked by “a friend” but not the exact amount of likes.
The user who created the post can see a list of people and their reactions, but a number won’t be displayed.
Facebook already tested a similar move on Instagram in August and said the tests were successful.