Instagram to remove likes from photos and videos this week

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May 2, 201912m
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Instagram to remove likes from photos and videos this week
May 2 '1912m
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Instagram is launching a test in Canada this week that will make the "like" counts on posts private for some users. A spokesperson for Facebook, which owns Instagram, said the test is part of an effort to encourage users to focus on the photos and videos being shared, rather than how many likes they receive. He said a select group of Canadian users will have the number of likes and video views removed from their Instagram feeds, permalink pages and profiles.

What does this change mean for Instagram influencers? To find out how it will impact the business of Instagram, CKNW contributor Claire Allen caught up with Nina Huynh (huh-win). Nina is Vancouver-based  digital influencer & content creator, with over 60,000 followers on Instagram and over 175,000 subscribers on YouTube. Here’s their conversation…

If you want to learn more about the content Nina creates, you can find her on Instagram at @yourgirlneens or Neens on Youtube

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