Facebook sharing and negative emotion

“In other words, Facebook has found that people really are more likely to share all of their unhappy thoughts when given the formal option, even though, technically, status updates have offered free speech all along. That’s a powerful finding, and it’s why the company sees the status update, combined with the emoji-esque tag, as a one-two punch of a more expressive, context-aware Facebook”.

via Facebook Opens The Door To Dislikes, With Emoticons | Co.Design: business + innovation + design.

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