New York Times: What if Instagram Got Rid of Likes?

New York Times: What if Instagram Got Rid of Likes?. “Following years of increasing scrutiny, leaders at each company seem to be gathering around the same small solution: adjusting or eliminating metrics. This would represent a notable turn for services so strongly identified with public, comparable and newly valuable numbers. It also raises the question: If this is their solution, what do these people think is the problem?”