Friday, October 9, 2015

Around The Net

  • New Emojis For Facebook, But Still No 'Dislike' ButtonThe Mirror UK

    Facebook is preparing to roll out a new emotional expression system called "Reactions" that will finally allow moody social media users to easily hurl nonverbal abuse. The "innovation" will allow the denizens of Zuckerberg's world to flag posts with a range of sentiments, which are represented as emojis. Although the news has prompted excitement on social media, many Facebookers are disappointed Zuckerberg has not made good on an apparent promise to introduce a "dislike" button. ...Read the whole story

  • Why So Sad? Facebook 'Reaction' Emojis To Replace 'Dislike'Engadget

    Facebook confirmed is is now testing a slate of emojis to replace "dislike." Mark Zuckerberg, in a video at the jump, says the idea is just about giving more options to express yourself. The test is currently limited to users in Ireland and Spain. If the results are positive to the new reaction buttons, the replacement could roll out to the rest of the billion or so Facebook users. ...Read the whole story