Major changes coming to Facebook, Instagram

One of the proposals being considered would hide the number of likes users get on an Instagram photo or video.
1:28 | 05/01/19

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Major changes coming to Facebook and Instagram. One of the proposals to hide the number of likes you get on an Instagram photo or video from the public. T.J. Holmes is here with this and -- Speaking of major changes. You got some hearts from us on the haircut. I had them take a little off the sides, no big deal. Both of you all reacted. We can't see how many likes? This would be a huge change to Instagram. This is what they're experimenting with. You wouldn't be able to see how many likes somebody else post gets. It's a big deal because Instagram has turned into a lot of ways a popularity contest. If Dan posts something and I see he gets 3,000 and mine only got 250, maybe I'll take mine down. Many experts say kids have self-esteem and pen tall health issues because of this popularity contest. Trying to take that part away from Instagram so they're experimenting with it right now but this is a huge change. Dan gets a lot of likes because he posts cat pictures. A real correlation between depression and anxiety and social media use. Focus on the content. What it's supposed to be about, the community or a beautiful picture instead of seeing how many likes they get. You as a user will still be able to see how many they get but you don't have to worry about, ooh, somebody is only seeing mine got so many likes and sometimes people take their posts down because of it. Huge change. Liking the new 'do. We're following a lot of

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