NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – This week some Instagram users will notice a popular feature has disappeared from their feed.
The number of likes will soon be hidden from randomly selected Instagram posters in the United StatesREAD MORE: New York City To Hold July 7 'Hometown Heroes' Ticker Tape Parade For Health Care Workers, First Responders, Essential Workers
The change is already underway in other countries including Canada.READ MORE: 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert' Returns In Front Of A Live Audience Monday Night
If you post an image, you will still see the likes, but other users won’t.MORE NEWS: Another Violent Weekend In New York City: 22 Shot, 5 Dead Within 72 Hours
Instagram’s CEO says the test-run is being done to lessen the pressure to receive likes, especially for younger users.