September 15, 2015 – Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg made a long-awaited announcement during an informal Q&A session. Zuckerberg announced that Facebook has not only finally bowed to the pressure, but also has deemed it necessary for the social network to have a dislike button.
Zuckerberg statement comes as the direct opposite of what he said last December, “Some people have asked for a dislike button because they want to be able to say ‘that thing isn’t good’ and we’re not going to do that. I don’t think that’s socially very valuable or great for the community.”
The move by Facebook might have some positive aspect to it; people post about tragic events all the time on the social network. As a user, you are limited in how you can express your empathy. Take, for instance, when a friend posts about the passing away of a loved one, you either make a comment by writing your condolence or either ‘Like’ the post.
When you ‘Like’ the post, you run the risk of being misunderstood as having enjoyed the misfortune that …read more
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