I tried Facebook’s ‘Like’ replacement and it stressed me out




DUBLIN — Yay! Irish Facebook users are among the first to test out the new Facebook Reactions feature, a range of six emojis being rolled out by the social network

I logged on to Facebook this morning to see how my friends were taking to this new world of instant simpatico

It’s still quiet out there: I don’t think that many users realise that should they hover over (or long-tap) the “Like” button they will be greeted by an emotional Rolodex.

John Oliver seems to be popular with Ireland’s Facebook community — his latest report from Last Week Tonight had already notched up quite a few expressions of laughter, love and, for some reason, one angry face (someone obviously felt his attack on pumpkin spiced lattes was unwarranted) Read more…

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