For years, the “Like” button has been the only option for responding to posts and it has been dramatically limited in its applicability. How do you signal support when all you can do is “Like” grandma dying?
Thankfully, Facebook came up with a solution, of sorts. Last week, they unveiled five new reaction buttons: “Love,” “Haha,” “Wow,” “Sad,” and “Angry.” Out of a perverse desire to hobble natural reactions, a “Dislike” button was not included. Thanks a lot, Zuckerberg. But, “Dislike” isn’t the only option that everyday users are a little sadder for having missed out on. Here are a few reaction emojis that can help you tell people how you really feel.