Instagram Likes: A Potential Thing of the Past
Teens have reported to feeling pressure and overwhelmed by social media which can then have negative effects on their mental health. To try to address this, Instagram is trialing removing likes for users to view in Australia. This is so users focus on the content rather than the number of likes they get.
The Daily spoke to Joanne Orlando, Researcher of Children and Technology at Western Sydney University, to discuss what this will mean for the mental health of users and the industry of Instagram.