Why do they refuse to give us what we really want?
We have been asking for, signing petitions for, and sharing posts to have a DISLIKE button on Facebook. What do they do? They give us:
Like: We already had this button
Love: I guess we have to show that we don't just like it, we LOVE IT, right?
Haha: When it's funny, you can simply like it because liking a funny post already means you think it's funny.
Wow: Same as above.
Sad: This one I'm glad is a part of the new reactions because I don't know how some people like posts of people's pets or grandparents dying. I would always comment saying sorry, but could never like a post like that. I know that doing so means "condolences," but it just never made sense to me. I'm glad this is a reaction now and I have already used it on one of those sad posts and will keep using it and try not to judge those that still like instead of react sad to these posts.
Angry: Not really a fan of the angry reaction, only have seen it mostly on posts where friends use it as inside jokes like "how dare you go here without me? I am angry" or posts involving links or photos to which the person posting has been angry too. I would probably only use this for Trump supporters' posts about Trump being the right candidate and such, but, other than that, I think it's pretty useless (and a dislike button would actually have the same effect as this, if not better).
Long story short, most of these reactions can actually be covered by the like button we've always had (except the sad one because that one is actually very helpful). What we've really wanted for years is a dislike button!
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Simple but effective. We could just get this and remove the so-called "reactions," and most of us would be a lot happier.
C'mon Facebook, step up your game!