Facebook leads reaction emoji’s complement Like button the coming weeks




In the coming weeks performs Facebook for all users the opportunity to post replies with a response emoji. The different faces are calling from longer the ‘I find nice’ inside out again.

In October last year, started Facebook with a test of the new emoji’s reaction. In an interview with Bloomberg confirms Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer of the social network, the new icons are used worldwide in the coming weeks introduced.

With the emoji’s Facebook users can use more emotions to respond to messages from friends. The choice for the emoji’s would have been made on the basis of widely used reactions. It ‘however Yay’-face has not reached the final selection, as this expression is not’ universal ‘should be understood.

No yay

Facebook has the new icons first tested in Spain and Ireland, later followed by Chile, the Philippines, Portugal and Colombia. In early January the reaction emoji’s also came to Japan. Cox opposes Bloomberg that the emoji’s lot were used during the terrorist attacks in Paris in November 2015.

The new way to react in a different way than with a ‘like’ stems from the desire for an “I feel your mee’ button. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said in September 2015 for the first time on such a function in addition to the thumb-up.


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