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Facebook Launches More “Like” Icons

Facebook has launched a new range of expressions to complement its iconic ‘Like’ button.

Chris Cox, the Chief Product Officer, Facebook, revealed in a Facebook post yesterday that a new Like button was being tested in Ireland and Spain.

The post included a video demonstration of how the button would be used: the user can express a Like by tapping ‘Love’, ‘Haha’, ‘Yay’, ‘Wow’, ‘Sad’ and ‘Angry’.

Following feedback from users, Facebook will seek to improve the feature with plans to roll it out to all users.

Read also: The Facebook “Dislike” Button Debate

Cox said: “As you can see, it’s not a “dislike” button, though we hope it addresses the spirit of this request more broadly.

“We studied which comments and reactions are most commonly and universally expressed across Facebook, then worked to design an experience around them that was elegant and fun.”

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Ejura Salihu is an Anatomist, Writer and Editor. She is currently the Editor-in-chief for Connect Nigeria. You can contact her via email: or follow her on twitter @icyquin_msc

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