Facebook Considering A Dislike Button

Facebook Considering A Dislike Button(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Facebook’s most asked feature, a dislike, button could be making its way to our screens.

In a recent Q&A session, CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed the possibility of adding the feature, stating that the company would have to find a way to make it somewhat positive where it does not offend people, BBC reports.

“One of things we’ve thought about for quite a while is what’s the right way to make it so that people can easily express a broader range of emotions,” said Zuckerberg.

“A lot of times people share things on Facebook that are sad moments in their lives. Often people tell us that they don’t feel comfortable pressing ‘like’ because ‘like’ isn’t the appropriate sentiment,” giving an example of a loved one passing or someone being sick.

He continued by adding that though many want a dislike button, the company is not “something we think is good for the world.”

Other topics discussed during the Q&A session was Graph Searches and the highly criticized emotions study that took place earlier this year.

Zuckerberg acknowledged that the study should have been handled differently and stated that future studies will be notified to the right people within the company.

“Anything that might affect how you share stuff, that’s something I should know about,” he said, adding that in the future the right people “can decide whether its an appropriate or right thing to be testing.”

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