How to Hide Likes on Your Facebook Posts: Hide Reactions Count

How to Hide Likes on Your Facebook Posts
How to Hide Likes on Your Facebook Posts

Do you know how to disappear like on your Facebook posts? If you focusing too much on likes can negatively impact your experience on Facebook. Luckily, Facebook allows you to hide these from your posts.

Facebook lets people hide the number of likes or reactions on their posts. If you are also among one of them then you can also disappear the total number of likes or reactions on your posts from the other people or users across your home feed, pages, and groups.

In this post, we will teach you to know how to hide or unhide likes on your Facebook posts–as well as how to prevent seeing other users like counts.

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How to Hide Your Reactions Count on Facebook Posts

Due to privacy reasons you can hide your reactions count or hide likes on your Facebook post while using on your desktop or on your mobile app. Here are the following ways to do it for both (Facebook web and app) devices.

How to Hide the Reaction Count on Facebook on the Web

If you are using Facebook with your computer, Mac, or smartphone device with any web browser. Then here are the following instructions instead of the above steps:

  • Open your Facebook with any browser on your PC
  • Select the Down arrow icon at the top right-side corner
  • Click on the Settings and Privacy option from the down menu
  • Select the News Feed Preference on the next page
  • You will see the News Feed Preferences window and press the Reaction preferences
  • Now select the Toggle on the Sliders next to the On your posts or On posts from others, or both.
  • The new settings will save automatically.
Open Facebook Account, Select Down Arrow and Settings & Privacy option
Open Facebook Account, Select Down Arrow and Settings & Privacy option
Select the News Feed Preferences under Settings & Privacy menu
Select the News Feed Preferences under the Settings & Privacy menu
Choose Reaction Preferences option from News Feed Preferences window
Choose Reaction Preferences option from News Feed Preferences window
Turn on Toggle Next to On Posts from others and On Your Posts or Both
Turn on Toggle Next to On Posts from others and On Your Posts or Both

How to Unhide Reaction on Facebook Posts using Computer

If you want to unhide the likes on your Facebook or make visible your reaction count on your Facebook posts then follow the above similar steps.

  • Go to Facebook and Select Down Arrow
  • Select the News Feed Preference option
  • Click on Reaction Preferences option
  • In the last step turn off the toggle next to the On posts from others and On your posts or both.
Turn Off the Toggle Next to On Posts from Others and On Your Posts
Turn Off the Toggle Next to On Posts from Others and On Your Posts

How to Hide the Facebook Reaction Count on Mobile App

Let’s show you to hide the number of reactions on your Facebook posts while using the mobile app. Here are these steps to follow:

  • Open your Facebook mobile app on your
  • Tap on the three horizontal lines bar or menu icon on the upper right of your Android screen or on iPhone and iPad at the bottom of your screen.
  • Tap on the Settings & Privacy option
  • Then select the Settings option
  • Go down to the Preferences section and tap on the Reaction Preferences option. This will direct you to the Reactions preferences Settings page. Then here you can turn off the reaction count on your Facebook posts, from posts of other people, or both.
  • Click on the toggle the slider beside to On posts from others to hide the total of reactions on Facebook posts from other people. To hide the reactions count on your Facebook posts, toggle the slider adjacent to On your posts.
Open Facebook App, Select Main Menu, Settings & Privacy, and Settings
Open Facebook App, Select Main Menu, Settings & Privacy, and Settings
Tap on Reaction Preferences and Turn on Posts from others and On your Posts Toggles
Tap on Reaction Preferences and Turn on Posts from others and On your Posts Toggles

Unhiding Likes on Your Facebook Posts on Mobile App

If you want to unhide the likes or Reactions count on your Facebook posts then follow the given steps:

  • Tap on Facebook app to open
  • Go to Settings and Privacy and then Settings
  • Tap on Reaction Preferences under the Preference setion
  • And in the last step move the toggle to off position next to the On Posts from others and On your post or both.
Tap to Turn Off the On Posts from others and On Your Posts Toggles-
Tap to Turn Off the On Posts from others and On Your Posts Toggles-

What is Facebook’s Reaction Preferences

The new reaction preferences settings in Facebook letting you make hide the number of likes or reactions on your FB posts as well as posts from other users. But how far do both settings go?

In case you turn on the hidden feature for the number of reactions on posts from other Facebook users, you will unable to view these likes or reaction counts on your Facebook Pages, News Feed, and Facebook groups. When you change the privacy settings it will impact ads that appear in the News Feed and Facebook other locations. However, this is not a bullet of silver to hide likes or reaction counts across the complete Facebook.

You will still be able to see reaction counts in other locations-for example, posts in Facebook’s Marketplace section. And if anyone wishes to count them manually, they can.

After hiding likes or reaction count on your Facebook posts you still notice a negative experience with the Facebook platform. Maybe you wish to consider either permanently deletes your Facebook account or taking a break from Facebook.

FAQ: Frequently Ask Questions

For more guidance let’s show you some of the frequently asked questions by various users against how to hide likes on your Facebook posts. And might you are interested to read it.

How to hide Likes on your Facebook post in 2021?

Instagram announced on Wednesday, May 26th that its users will now have the feature to hide their likes or reactions counts. When Instagram is owned by Facebook the option is also being launch on Facebook too. Now the users on Facebook can also hide likes or reaction count on Facebook posts.

Just open your Facebook select the down arrow and tap on Settings and Privacy. Go to Settings by tapping on it. Scroll down to the Preferences section and tap on the Reaction Preferences option. Then the Reactions preferences Settings page will appear. Then here you can turn off the reaction count on your Facebook posts, from posts of other people, or both.

How to Hide likes on Facebook pictures

As you read the instructions above to hide likes on Facebook posts. Then you can follow the same steps for hiding like on Facebook images. You can hide Likes and another reaction count on Facebook posts from other accounts. Here are the below steps to follow for hiding likes on Facebook pictures:

Using Facebook: Go to the Privacy and Settings>News Feed Preferences>Reactions Preferences>select Toggle Next to On Posts from Others and On your posts.

Using the Facebook app: Go to Settings & Privacy>Settings>Preferences Section>Reaction Preferences> Tap on the Toggle Next On your Posts and On Posts from Others.

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