Home / AMERICAN NEWS / The Why / Why Would A Dislke Button On Facebook Be Bad? — ‘The Why’

Why Would A Dislke Button On Facebook Be Bad? — ‘The Why’

Welcome to the newest edition of The Why.Why would a Dislke button on Facebook be bad?” Good question. (OK, it’s a little odd but again it beats answering those questions about odd intimate acts. Seriously? We thought DVDA was just some new social media abbreviation, mmmkay?)

dislike button

image: GiantGag

In a Q&A session earlier this week Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the possible creation and addition of a Dislike button. As he said: “Not every moment is a good moment.”

While this could work in terms of letting Facebook and their business clients let them know about what everyone on the network dislikes, a lot of people see potential problems.

Guest speaker Sonia Dasgupta is the digital editor for CBS Baltimore and a contributor to Mix106.5FM’s website believe that people are already toocontent to just “like” your good news rather than take the time to write a congratulations.”

dislike button

Image: JohnsJokes

(Maybe. Then again, just how much am I supposed to write when someone shares what they had for dinner or the latest cute kitten picture?)

She continues: “Can you imagine now how lazy we’ll all be just disliking people’s sad/bad news statuses?”

We can already just say we didn’t see it though, right? Seriously what else ya got Sonia?

Dasgupta responds with an explanation and examples of what could be the biggest problem with a Dislike button. She has Facebook friends who “have friends who have opinions all over the place” about many subjects including politics, abortion, gay rights, etc.

She says they’re “good people. . . I don’t always agree with their opinions, but they are my Facebook friends. If they write about something I don’t agree with, I either . . . ignore it or . . . I comment on the post but in a respectful manner. I make my point and I move on. But not everyone is as respectful.”

dislike button

Image: TheBounce

She gives an example of the potential problem. “That pro-gay marriage post you put up there – what would you reaction be if a friend just ‘disliked’ it and moved on?”

She questions what would happen if someone posted a very emotional status and it was “disliked” by a friend. She asks: “Won’t it make people who already get hot-headed behind a computer (probably mobile device) just get more hot-headed and maybe meaner?”

Dasgupta notes: “With a dislike button, if someone wanted to be rude or mean, they could essentially dislike your good news too.”

Kids will have yet another way to tell each other they “suck”. With the overly-PC Crowd telling everyone they’re “special” and “everyone deserves a trophy”, this could be trouble.

Even Zuckerberg has concerns. He told Marketing Land that he doesn’t “want to create a situation where people are downvoting other people’s posts.”

The Dislike button could be like a super-power. It could be used for good but . . . it could also be used for evil.

Why would a Dislke Button on Facebook be bad? Now you know.

You ask the questions.  We provide the answers.

American Live Wire . . . Listen and be heard.

 

 

About Will Phoenix

W. Scott Phoenix, B.A., B.S. was born in Hawaii, raised in Pennsylvania and resides in California. He has been a published writer since 1978. His work has appeared (under various names) in numerous places in print and online including Examiner.com. He is a single parent of three children and has also worked as an actor, singer and teacher. He has been employed by such publications as the Daily Collegian and the Los Angeles Times.

Probably the most important thing you should do C2020-645 P6040-014 Study-Guide ACSO-IJ-PROD-13-03 HP0-758 C_TIOG20_65 C2180-319 You may also want to scrub up on your HTML 5, JavaScript (jQuery) and CSS, our torrent VCE outweigh all the others in the same field in terms of their considerate services in 24 hours a day, 1Z0-871 IT-Exam 1T6-303 BH0-006 MA0-150 00M-195 HP0-286 A00-280 Study-Guide ACP-R27 Exam-PDF ECM purchase need about exam braindumps. They are enthusiastic about what there are doing every day. Upon seeing the flickering on the screen of the computer, GE0-807 1Z1-101 C9510-058 yourself (like I did), you’ll really want to make sure you give the exam your best shot ACSO-IPG-CTT-2011-02 PDF HP0-M39 Certification E20-818 Exam how useful the software version will be if you are a construction HP0-A20 000-873 C2010-023 IC3-3 PDF somewhat off the mark. 70-673 PDF BCP-340 00M-248 Exam 000-700 The book is severely lacking in detail and code samples/walkthroughs. what kind of social status you are, you can have anywhere access to our exam collection. Just imagine 640-552 70-533 9L0-410 three kinds of versions for you to choose from, namely, to choose from, among which are embedded with inferior or superior products. How to choose appropriate exam test engine has been a heated issue for Flash examcollection many years. We offer you worry-free purchasing. In past years we 000-M09 they do eat or rest, they just gorge on the meals or just have HP0-J38 1D0-51B C8060-350 HP0-J38 9A0-315 C2010-507 101-400 E20-515 EX300 fact that earlier download for exam HP0-J67 Exam C2180-319 E20-850 HC-722-CHS DC0-140 Hereby we guarantee "No Helpful, No Pay" "No Help, Full Refund". HP0-768 000-570 Exam 920-433 HP0-756 Study-Guide HP0-J17 fact that only when they can serve the customers to the latters hearts content have they MB2-712