Because some posts are so wildly outrageous that all you can do is laugh. And adding such a button next to the heart might be a good idea. Thoughts?
I like it but sensitive people won’t.
Might be a good incentive to implementing it.
Facebook and Yelp have it currently, I think it could be fun
The argument against this will be the same reason there isn’t a dislike button, basically don’t want to make the community have a feature that could easily create adversarial situations. I still think it’s a good idea, but I’m sure that will be the argument against.
I’m all for dislike and laugh button.
Give us a button
Personally in favor, but likely not good for community growth or engagement
It might be my commitment issues but the heart icon always bothered me. We don’t know each other well enough to “love” their posts so shouldn’t it just be a “like” icon? A simple thumbs up rather than a romantic gesture? Just sayin’.
Even though I your post, I want you to know that I didn’t love it but I did like it.
See… that’s what I’m talkin’ 'bout.
We are all acquaintances… maybe friends… but rarely lovers.
We will consider it. Personally I like simplicity. To me, heart/thumbs-up/laugh provide for a similar positive feedback. Having a list of reaction buttons like LinkedIn/Facebook over-complicate things in my opinion. You would need to think about which reaction button to use and would need to click through each reaction icon to see who exactly laughed/liked/thumbed-up a post.
With regards to a dislike button – what would we be disliking? A bad deal? A politically charged comment? Would having a dislike button prevent users from piling on (likely not because technically people can just like a previous post that said the same thing)? I am trying to sketch out the scenarios in which the dislike button would be used and assess its impact.
I just want a Like instead of Love… not going to be put a ring on it.