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Facebook is making a ‘Dislike’ button

Discussion in 'Web & Internet' started by capslocked, Sep 17, 2015.

  1. Facebook is making a ‘Dislike’ button

    September 16, 2015 by Please or Register to view links

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    After years of refusing to build one, the social network is finally going to give us a way to express something other than a Like. In the end the social networking site has decided to create a dislike button for its users. ÿôutubê had already started using a like and dislike button for their videos long time ago. Now Facebook is creating one.

    Despite telling the public for a long time that the social network wasn’t planning to build a “dislike” button, a counter to its iconic “like” button, Please or Register to view links has apparently changed its mind. During a Q&A session Tuesday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed his company has indeed been working on one.

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    “People have asked about the ‘dislike’ button for many years, and probably hundreds of people have asked about this,” he said.

    Zuckerberg has admitted in the past that the company has considered building a Dislike button, but ultimately decided against it. Presumably, it had to do with the fact that at the time it didn’t want to integrate a way to express negativity toward other users, or create a system of up voting or down voting, as online news forum Reddit does.

    “That isn’t what we’re here to build in the world,” Zuckerberg said on Tuesday.

    However, Facebook does recognize that people sometimes want to express something other than “liking,” but are currently left with no truly good option.

    He added that the goal is to let users express empathy: “Not every moment is a good moment.”

    “We need to figure out the right way to do it so it ends up being a force for good, not a force for bad,” he continued. “Everyone feels like they can just push the Like button, and that’s an important way to sympathize or empathize with someone. But there are times when you may want the simplicity of a one-click response but a “like” doesn’t feel appropriate.”

    So will the users be giving this decision a “Like” or a “Dislike”? We have to wait and see it for ourselves.
    Lawliet_1 likes this.
  2. Lawliet_1

    Lawliet_1 Support Team Staff Member Support Team

    The most awaited feature of the haters :hilarious:
  3. magkaka-alaman na:joyful:
  4. Ako_ay

    Ako_ay Forum Veteran Established

    Ika nga wag na lang mag post ng pic or video na alam mo naman na madi dislike ka lang.
  5. dati parang merong dislike button dba ?
    capslocked likes this.
  6. Ngayon pa lang yan boss. Dati na nilang plano yan pero baka implement na nila :D baka mag cause yan ng trouble especially sa mga Pinoy
  7. Ahh prang dati kc meron nun yung bago plang yng FB tpos inalis nla .. pero di ako sure XD
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