Reactions on Facebook offer a more nuanced way to interact with posts you share on your Timeline. In today’s wide world of the web, it’s an easy way to express how you feel and react to individual posts. But not everyone is an avid fan of this feature and does not like posting something just for the sake of gaining clout and notoriety. For them, there’s an easy way out – hide likes on Facebook and other reactions. Find how it’s done!
How to hide reactions on Facebook for your posts?
The preference to hide reactions on Facebook mainly focuses on lessening the anxiety. Here’s how to hide likes on Facebook!
- Launch the Facebook app.
- Tap Menu to go to Settings & Privacy.
- Choose Settings.
- Scroll down to Preferences section.
- Select Reaction preferences.
- Toggle the switch for On your posts to On position.
What are the Reactions on Facebook?
Facebook Reactions are animated emojis that offer a quick and easy way to express how you feel about a post. The emotive tool is gesture-based response and a playful shorthand for the written word. Also, it’s a much better alternative to composing a response on a keypad that takes too much time.
How to hide number of likes on Facebook post?
You can hide the total number of reactions that you see in the News Feed or Facebook posts from other people that you may or may not follow.
Launch the Facebook iOS app.
Tap Menu, visible as 3 horizontal bars at the bottom of the app screen.
Go to Settings & Privacy and expand the menu.
Tap Settings and when directed to a new screen, scroll down to Facebook Preferences section.
Select the Reaction Preferences entry to access the option to hide reactions on Facebook for your Posts.
Here, toggle the switch for On your posts to On position.
When done, all reactions on Facebook for your Posts will be hidden.
It’s important to note here that Reaction counts will still appear on your posts in content such as reels even after you choose to hide reactions on Facebook for your posts.
Also, read Do’s and Don’t for Facebook Reactions.