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Instagram is starting to cut off its most addictive feature, and it could have huge consequences for teens' mental health

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Instagram announced Thursday it was testing a feature in certain countries that hides the number of likes on posts from followers.
Instagram says hiding likes is designed "to focus on the photos and videos you share, not how many likes get."
The idea of hiding likes echoes a growing sentiment from tech executives and celebrities that such features can have disastrous effects on teens' mental health and social media addiction .
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