Forget The ‘Like’ Button, Facebook’s New Reaction Buttons Have Arrived

Have you noticed the new “reactions” on Facebook? There are now five new emojis joining the “Like” button that are rolling out globally. The new emojis give you have a bigger range of emotions to choose from. You can now like, love, laugh, be wowed, express sadness, and be angry at posts in your Facebook newsfeed.

You can add one of the new Reactions by holding down ‘Like’ on your mobile phone or hovering over it on a desktop computer. This will “pop up” the Reactions images. Then you just tap or click on the one you want to use.


Screenshot via Mashable

Facebook have been trialling the new reactions in select countries since October 2015. The trials revealed one reaction has been the most popular in the new selection. Which one? “Love” of course!

This short video gives you the quick “low down” on the new features.

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