Facebook might hide ‘Likes’ for your mental well-being

The ‘Likes’ and ‘Hearts’ on social media are considered one of the reasons for a distorted sense of self. Now, Facebook wants to do its bit towards helping ease the pressure of seeking social media validation.

Facebook doesn’t want to show you like counts

After Instagram, Facebook is reportedly testing a feature that hides like counts on posts. App analyst Jane Manchun Wong wrote in her blog that Facebook has started prototyping the hidden like/reaction count feature in its Android app.