Facebook has finally confirmed that it is officially working on a Dislike button after years of requests from a large number of its users.
The company’s Co-Founder and Chief, Mark Zuckerberg disclosed the continued tests during a live Q&A Session that was held at Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Golden State on Tuesday.
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“People have asked about the ‘dislike’ button for many years, and probably hundreds of people have asked about this, and today is a special day because today is the day that I actually get to say we are working on it, and are very close to shipping a test of it,”
“If you share something that’s sad, like a refugee crisis that touches you or a family member passes away _ it may not be comfortable to like that post.” “Not every moment is a good moment,” He Said.
The answer to this problem would possibly referred to as a dislike button. However, he went on to clear that he didn’t personally wish it to be a mechanism with which individuals might “down vote” others’ posts. He was conjointly clear that the button won’t be concerning fostering negativity as the way YouTube and Reddit’s down votes usually can.
Instead, it’ll be for times once clicking ‘Like ’ or ‘Sad ’ posts felt insensitive. With this service, Facebook seems to like are a few things that enables you to precise “empathy” with “more options.”
This is not the primary time Zuckerberg has considered the idea of a Dislike button. In December, he disclosed that he had been deliberation the way to implement a dislike button that might be a “force for good.”
This might mean that the company is functioning on a wider range of reactions, so posts aren’t restricted to straightforward Likes and Dislikes.
Now you can hate a post or a page, soon you will get a Dislike button on Facebook.