Facebook Reactions

A more expressive Like button

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#2 Product of the DayOctober 08, 2015

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Ryan Hoover@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
My reaction: 😄 I like this addition -- much better than introducing a "dislike" button -- and it will give Facebook more structured data to optimize its feed (and improve its ad targeting). Reminds me a lot of Meerkat's reaction emojis as well. cc @benrbn @jsneedles
Jeff NeedlesHiring@jsneedles · Data @ Houseparty & Maker of Things
@rrhoover totes. I give it a big 😄😃😀
Jack Dweck
Hunter
@jackdweck · Product Manager at Unroll.Me
@jsneedles @rrhoover this is clearly a trend. Make PH reaction emojis happen ASAP! 😜
Jeff NeedlesHiring@jsneedles · Data @ Houseparty & Maker of Things
@jackdweck @rrhoover Ryan and I had a (surprisingly) long chat about this on a car ride once.
Ryan Hoover@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
Chris Tosswill
Maker
@tosswill · Product Manager, Facebook
@rrhoover thanks! Looking forward to when we can roll this out globally =D
Nick Zieber@nzieber · Tech & Startups Community in Hong Kong
Henrique Alves@healves82 · Coding
Very nice! Any reasons why Ireland and Spain first? Curious to know 😏
Zach Wendkos@zwendkos · CXO, TrueFire
@healves82 my guess is that probably between them they represent a big enough sample size to draw decent conclusions from, but still small enough to avoid any major issues or PR backlash. also probably good to test with 2 major languages (English and Spanish) to see how it works cross-lingually?
Barron Roth@iambarronroth · Product at Blade
@healves82 Read about this: they found that Spain & Ireland were the two countries where most users had friends MOSTLY within their same country.
Jack Dweck
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@jackdweck · Product Manager at Unroll.Me
Facebook moves beyond the "Like" button with Reactions — a fun way to express sympathy with emojis, starting today with a test in Ireland and Spain. Slack recently added emoji reactions as a feature to its wildly popular messaging service and I've been using it every day since. I'm curious to see if Facebook users will take the time to react with emojis, or just stick with using the Like button.
Quentin@quentinau · Product Marketing, PrestaShop
I'm usually up for change, but a bit scared by this launch. Does feel a bit like the golden age of emojis in MSN Messenger no?
Jonathon Colman@jcolman · Product UX + Content Strategy, Facebook
Released globally today! See the inside story of how we designed this feature at https://medium.com/facebook-desi...