All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘dislike button’

Wouldn’t A Dislike Button Help Facebook Deal With This Issue?

Late last week, Backchannel put out a very interesting report on Facebook using a group of human testers to help them figure out the type of content to show in the News Feed. Sometimes algorithms just aren’t enough. If your’e interested in how Facebook determines what to show you, you should give it a read. Within it, Facebook execs made …

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Dislike Button Still Isn’t Happening, but Zuckerberg Is Open to Buttons for ‘Broader Range of Emotions’

As we’ve touched on before, you’re never going to get a true ‘dislike’ button. There are a lot of reasons why you’re never going to get one, despite much of the Facebook-using public clamoring for one for quite some time. For one, you have to realize that the ‘like’ button is not there for you. It wasn’t made for you. …

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Facebook Dislike Button ‘Came Up a Lot’, but Nixed from the Get-Go

The Facebook ‘Dislike’ button is a sort of social media unicorn for some users. It’s never existed, it’s never going to exist, yet there are still people out there clamoring for it. Not only that, but plenty of those users routinely fall into traps involving ‘dislike button’ hoaxes. It’s not as much of an issue as it was, oh let’s …

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Facebook Lets You Use Stickers In Comments (Let The Disliking Commence)

The moment you’ve been waiting for (or perhaps not) is here. You can now use Facebook stickers in comments. Until now, the feature has only been available in private messages, but now, you can expect to see stickers all over the social network, for better or for worse. Facebook engineer Bob Baldwin announced the news in a Facebook post (via …

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Facebook ‘Dislike’ Button Now A Reality (Kind Of)

Facebook users have long begged for a dislike button, because honestly, there’s a whole lot of content to dislike in the News Feed. Facebook has always resisted, however, opting not to spread negativity throughout the world’s largest social network. Well, they’re letting in a little bit of negativity now. No, they haven’t given users a proper like button, but they’ve …

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Does Facebook Need a ‘Sympathize’ Button?

Sometimes, a “like” doesn’t really mean “like” – or it least it’s not supposed to come across like that. When you posted that your dog Roscoe died and that you were going to miss him forever, because he was such a little snugglebums – I wanted to like it. I wanted to like it because I like you, and I …

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Facebook Dislikes It When You’re Not Making Positive Contributions

It’s no secret that Facebook is probably never going to implement a Dislike button despite the fact that people have been clamoring for one for years. The very premise is against Facebook’s general modus operandi of seeing the world through rose-tinted glasses. If you use Facebook, then only your positive interactions will be reinforced and your negative ones, well… actually, …

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Facebook EnemyGraph App Connects Users In Truly Sincere Ways

Facebook loves to wrap itself up in the gold-foil idea that it is a veritable online Candyland of unlimited sharing and endless warm chats among friends. Yet, for years, people have been clamoring for a “Dislike” button to counter the “Like” button but, even though the groups on the site demanding a “Dislike” button have agglomerated over six million fans, …

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