the like

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Noun1.the like - a similar kind; "dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want the likes of you around here"
kind, sort, form, variety - a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
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Users can see their own likes but will be unable to see the like counts ofother profiles.
This might mean that the teachers in the Plus-courses could improve their efficacy if they would teach more situation specificly, be more adaptive to the students' needs (which may differ from student to student), and the like. It seems that here there is considerable potential for future teaching.
An interesting new breed was that of "close-but-still-legal" brands aimed at promoting tobacco products through supposedly innocent lines of goods and services -- Marlboro Classics, Peter Stuyvesant Travel and the like.
According to the Daily Mail, celebrities, organizations and brands all vie for fans to show their support by clicking the Like button on Facebook.
In May, the company began testing this in Canada in a move to help reduce pressure to rack up the likes on the platform.
Although Instagram described the hiding of the likes for users as a "test", no deadline was given for when it would end.
The likes will still be visible to the person who created the post, just not to their followers and the people viewing the feed.