Flight Canceled: Facebook Isn’t Rolling Out an Airplane Reaction

It was created by an employee during a hackathon

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The airplane Reaction that has recently been spotted on Facebook—even spawning a Reddit thread—has been grounded.

A Facebook spokesperson said the airplane Reaction will not roll out publicly, and it was not meant to represent anything in particular: It was created by an employee experimenting with new ideas during a hackathon.

And the social network said in a statement, “This was created as part of an employee hackathon and wasn’t cleared for takeoff.

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