The Facebook dislike button is coming, Mark Zuckerberg says

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The wait is over: After years of Facebook being a font of pure joy and positivity, you'll be able to express your dislike for something with a click.

In other words, Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook is planning on implementing a dislike button.

The announcement came during a Q&A session held at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California. At the session, Business Insider explains, Zuckerberg said it was a "special" day because he could announce that they were "working on it and shipping it." He didn't announce a launch date, but added that they were hoping it would be ready soon.


Zuckerberg has answered questions about a potential dislike button before. Last year, asked if Facebook would implement the button he said they were "thinking about it.":

At the same Q&A from last year, Zuckerberg said that he didn't think there "needs to be a voting mechanism on Facebook about whether posts are good or bad."

But soon, dislike away.

Ethan Chiel is a reporter for Fusion, writing mostly about the internet and technology. You can (and should) email him at

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