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Facebook patent reveals what its empathy button might look like

emojithumb520x245.pngEarlier this week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that the company is working on a way for users to express dislike for a post without leaving a comment. If these patents hint anything about what's in store, expect to see something very Slack-like. Facebook's emoji reaction patents date back to 2013, but a recent document filed December 23, 2014 illustrates just how the tool might look on the social network. Instead of the usual Like thumbs up, users may have the option to pick from a selection of emoji that best describe their reaction. Slack's emoji reaction currently uses icons found on iOS/Mac OS, and allows users… This story continues at The Next Web
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