The Facebook CEO also defended the social network’s recent controversial real names policy, which requires Facebook users to identify themselves by their legal names, saying it encourages accountability among users. He revealed his goal for 2014 was to send one thank-you note a day, and said he’s still not sure about his 2015 goal.
Facebook is considering ways users can express their feelings beyond the Like button, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said during a Q&A at the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park Thursday.
He quickly clarified that such a button likely wouldn’t say “dislike” on it. Instead, he said, people often want to react to posts they see on Facebook with sentiments other than “like.”
“Everyone feels like they they can just push the Like button, and that’s an important way to sympathize or empathize with someone,” Zuckerberg told the audience. But there are times when you may want the simplicity of a one-click response but a “like” doesn’t feel appropriate, he added. Via mashable.com