instagram might soon hide the like count from your posts

The number of Likes on your Instagram posts may soon be invisible to others as the Facebook subsidiary has created a design prototype, which hides the Like counts from your posts.

This information comes to us through reverse engineering expert Jane Wong who spotted the change in the source code of Instagram’s Android app. Unlike the current design, this new design hides the total number of Likes on your post from others, but they are still visible to you.

By hiding the Like count from the posts, Instagram wants “your followers to focus on what you share, not how many likes your…