You Want a Dislike Button? Here's Why Facebook Isn't Giving You One

Many, many Facebook users have clamored for a dislike button for years.


Earlier this week, Facebook launched Reactions globally — allowing users to select which emotion a post evokes: like, love, haha, wow, sad or angry.

What’s missing in that list? Dislike.

Many, many Facebook users have clamored for a dislike button for years. An October poll by YouGov Omnibus shows that 38 percent of people polled were in favor of a dislike button (compared to 30 percent who wanted Reactions).

People took to Facebook and Twitter to complain about the lack of a dislike button within Reactions.

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