Facebook likes gone now REACTIONS Learn how to use them

 FACEBOOK REACTIONS HOW TO USE THEM WELL





Yesterday Facebook launched REACTIONS, You would no more see ‘xxx people liked’ but now ‘xxx people reacted to’. I felt I should quickly write article explaining how to use this and what it means.facebooks reactions1

 

WHY THE NEW FACEBOOK REACTIONS IS IMPORTANT

The highlighted area in image above is how the new reactions look.  We now have six expressions replacing the initial only like button they are like, love, wow, haha, sad and angry are the additions.This has been a long time demand by users but Facebook CEO  Mark Zuckerberg said this morning in a statement he posted on his wall that he has to give it a long thought in order to do it well.

Today is our worldwide launch of Reactions — the new Like button with more ways to express yourself.
Not every moment you want to share is happy. Sometimes you want to share something sad or frustrating. Our community has been asking for a dislike button for years, but not because people want to tell friends they don’t like their posts. People wanted to express empathy and make it comfortable to share a wider range of emotions.
I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the right way to do this with our team. One of my goals was to make it as simple as pressing and holding the Like button.
The result is Reactions, which allow you to express love, laughter, surprise, sadness or anger.
Love is the most popular reaction so far, which feels about right to me!

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HOW TO USE THE FACEBOOK REACTION ON A LAPTOP

Using the Facebook reactions on a PC or laptop is very simple just hover the like button and these reaction would pop up see image. If that does not work then go ahead and click on like button but instead of releasing immediately hold down your click for a few seconds and you would see the different expressions pop up

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HOW TO USE THE FACEBOOK REACTION ON A MOBILE PHONE OR TABLET

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Observe how both images are different when I click and hold down for few seconds. The reactions pop out then I can chose my desired expression.

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If you are using a mobile device or tablet then simply click on and hold down your click the like button for few seconds then select your desired expression to post you are viewing whether it be anger, love , empathy, surprise and just a like.

 

Please drop your thoughts below what your think about this new development on Facebook.

 

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One thought on “Facebook likes gone now REACTIONS Learn how to use them

  • February 26, 2016 at 8:50 am
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    I think more expression the better

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