How to Hide Like and Share Counts on Threads?

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In this article we will be explaining the steps to Hide ‘Like’ and ‘Share’ counts on your posts in Threads. The option is available at the Post level using which you can choose to hide your Like and Share counts on each individual post. You can also make this the default settings for all your posts in Threads.

Metrics such as ‘Like’ and ‘Share’ counts have frequently been a subject of debate for Instagram and many other social platforms including Meta’s Threads. Opting to conceal these counts can create a more inviting in-app atmosphere, reducing the pressure and judgment associated with such metrics. Additionally, it aids in alleviating some of the anxiety linked to public sharing.

How it Works:

1. Launch Threads and create and Create and Send the post as you normally would.

2. Next, click on the 3-dot icon ahead of the Post and choose ‘Hide like and share counts’. The like and share counts for the chosen post will henceforth not be visible to other users.

Hide like and share counts

3. If you wish to make this the default setting for all posts in Threads, click on the ‘More’ icon at the top right and choose ‘Settings’. Next, navigate to the ‘Privacy’ tab and click on ‘Hide like and share counts’ under ‘Other privacy settings’.

Other privacy settings

4. You will now be navigated to the Instagram Settings page where you must enable the ‘Hide like and share counts’ toggle switch. You must remember that when you enable the toggle switch, the number of likes, views, reposts, and quotes on posts from other profiles will be hidden in Threads. Also, the number of likes on posts and reels from other accounts will be hidden in Instagram as well.

Instagram settings

Closing Comments:

You can follow the above instructions to easily hide the ‘Like’ and ‘Share’ counts on your posts in Threads and thus reduce the pressure and judgement that usually comes with such counts and metrics. It is not a major update but an interesting one, which could help you better manage your Threads experience.

By following the provided instructions, you can effortlessly conceal the ‘Like’ and ‘Share’ counts on your posts in Threads. This simple adjustment can lessen the usual pressure and judgment associated with these metrics, and offer a minor yet interesting update to enhance your Threads experience.

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