When it comes to reacting to posts and pics, Facebook knows it’s not always love at first “like.” That’s why it will soon roll out five new, emotive reactions for all of its 1.6 billion users to choose from.
The coming emoji-style buttons — “love” “haha,” “wow,” “sad” and “angry” — will finally give Facebook’s lonely “like” option some much-needed company. All the Facebook reactions will roll out in “the next few weeks,” Bloomberg reported.
Chris Cox, the social giant’s chief product officer and long Mark Zuckerberg’s right-hand guy, confirmed the imminent global launch of Reactions in the lengthy feature. The actual date Reactions go live in the U.S. and across the globe is still top secret.
If you were hoping for a “dislike” button, sorry, no such luck. It’s too Negative Nelly for Facebook. Meh, “sad” and “angry” will have to suffice for now.