Facebook To Add ‘Care’ Emoji Button Amid COVID-19 Times

Care emoji button on Facebook and messenger - Sakshi Post

SAN FRANCISCO: In the ongoing unprecedented times, Facebook on Friday announced to expand its like reactions on users posts with a 'care' emoji button.

According to reports, the care reaction is set to be launched globally on main Facebook app and Messenger next week. It will be placed alongside the Like button.

Taking to their Twitter on Friday, Facebook announced about this new feature.

"We're launching new Care reactions on @facebookapp and @Messenger as a way for people to share their support with one another during this unprecedented time. We hope these reactions give people additional ways to show their support during the #COVID19 crisis," it added." Facebook tweeted.

A different care reaction will come to Facebook Messenger in the form of a beating heart.

"We know this is an uncertain time, and we wanted people to be able to show their support in ways that let their friends and family know they are thinking of them," Facebook added.

Meanwhile, on Thursday, the social networking giant, Facebook had announced that it will inform users who have liked, reacted or commented on fake information on COVID-19 on its platform.

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