Instagram introduced the ability for users to hide like and view counts on content shared by other users. Here’s how this is done.
Note: These screenshots were captured in the Instagram application on iOS.
Step 1: On your Instagram profile, tap the three horizontal lines in the top-right corner of the screen.
Step 2: Tap “Settings.”
Step 3: Tap “Privacy.”
Step 4: Tap “Posts.”
Step 5: Tap the toggle to the right of “Hide Like and View Counts” to turn this setting on.