Instagram will start hiding likes on users' accounts

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
3:08 | 11/11/19

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Spencer in "Pop news." Good morning, everybody. Good morning to our great audience. There you go. We're going to begin with big changes coming to Instagram. The social media site will start hiding likes on some users' accounts in the U.S. Starting this week. More specifically if chosen you'll be able to see how many people like your posts but your followers will not. The idea to is depressurize the platform particularly for young people. Can we give it up for that? Take the heat off. Instagram has been experimenting with it in other countries but this will be the first for Instagram users here in the U.S. The head of Instagram says the goal here is to make the platform feel less like a competition and more of a conversation. I love it. I love it. So good. All right. And we're just a few days away from the 53rd annual cna awards this. Morning we're so excited to make an exclusive announcement. Kacey Musgraves will take center stage to perform a duet with the one and only Willie Nelson. No. Really? Had. So we're learning from insiders they will sing "Rainbow connection worth which is extra special for Casey waiting for this moment since she was 9 listen up. Wish would be heard Yeah, that's her, guys. Singing the muppet classic and now fast forward to see a grown-up Casey. It will be the first time he's performed at the cmas since 2012. Kachkar Rihanna, Reba and so many other stars right here on ABC. Dolly parton's special. "Here she comes again." You should see the footage we have and having spent that time with dollywood. We're all a little country. Thank you, robin. Big fan, big news for fans of "Ghostbusters." It's now official, Bill Murray is returning to the franchise. As Dr. Peter venkman confirmed by Dan aykroyd who will appear in the sequel along with other original star, si gournny weaver and Annie Potts telling "The Greg hill show." It takes the DNA from the original and transfers it to a whole new generation written and directed by the son of the original director.

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