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Facebook 'like' button to be joined by a 'sympathize' button, finally

Facebook to roll out a new 'sympathize' button that would act like a 'dislike' to the popular 'like' (NASDAQ:FB)

| Social Networking News | Posted: Dec 10, 2013 11:04 am

How long has it taken Facebook to get to this position? I don't understand how hard it is for the tens of thousands of coders, designers and employees at the world's largest social network to not have implemented a 'dislike' or what its rumored to be called, 'sympathize' button onto Facebook.

 

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The Telegraph is reporting that Facebook is working on a 'sympathize' button that would be used to 'dislike' or not 'like' a post. The new sympathize button is thanks to a recent hackathon event, and will be tied to emotions tagged within updates to indicate your 'dislike' in the post, so it might not roll out in the way we think it will. Time will tell.

NEWS SOURCES:Engadget.com

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