Here’s how to get the new Facebook reactions if you don’t see them yet

February 24, 2016
Advertisement

Article originally appeared on Mashable

The new Facebook reactions are finally here — which means you can respond to someone’s status with Love, Haha, Wow, Sad and Angry in addition to the familiar, original Like.

If you’re not seeing those options in your News Feed yet, though, we’re here to help.

On desktop

Advertisement

On the browser version of Facebook, simply just hover over the Like button, and the new reactions will pop up in a bar above. (Just be careful; it’s very easy to accidentally “wow” or “love” someone’s status inadvertently when you mouse over the new options.)

Once you use the new reactions, each post will show the top three reactions it has received. Clicking on those reactions will give you a breakdown of how many people have used each reaction. Though you can only use one reaction to respond to a post, you can also change to a different one if you change your mind afterward (Facebook will just change the count).

On mobile

In the Facebook mobile app, you might need to close the app completely and reopen it before the reactions appear. Once you hit the Like button on a post, a message will appear that instructs you to hold down on that button to bring up the other reactions. So don’t be dismayed if you don’t see the new reactions immediately.

FacebookReactions

Hold down the Like button on the Facebook mobile app to bring up the new reactions.

IMAGE: FACEBOOK

At this point, the reactions are only available to use on posts, pictures and videos — not on individual comments.

CDFuneralNews

CDFuneralNews

ConnectingDirectors.com is the leading online daily publication for funeral professionals with a reader base of over 45,000 of the most elite and forward-thinking professionals in the profession. With ConnectingDirectors.com we have created a global community through an online platform allowing funeral professionals to Stay Current. Stay Informed and Stay Elite.
CDFuneralNews
Advertisement

You may be interested

The Signature Group Names Inman Shipping Worldwide as Preferred Provider
Funeral Industry Press Releases
38 views
Funeral Industry Press Releases
38 views

The Signature Group Names Inman Shipping Worldwide as Preferred Provider

CDFuneralNews - February 16, 2018

The Signature Group has named Inman Shipping Worldwide as their preferred provider of shipping services. Inman will assist on all…

The FBI Raids Body Broker’s Funeral Home and Colorado Shuts it Down
News
1741 views
News
1741 views

The FBI Raids Body Broker’s Funeral Home and Colorado Shuts it Down

Justin Crowe - February 14, 2018

In a previous story we reported on Sunset Mesa Funeral Home that was allegedly dealing the dismembered body parts of…

Halcyon Deathcare Management Solutions announces Halcyon Platinum – a groundbreaking new platform for Funeral Home and Crematory Management
Funeral Industry Press Releases
111 views
Funeral Industry Press Releases
111 views

Halcyon Deathcare Management Solutions announces Halcyon Platinum – a groundbreaking new platform for Funeral Home and Crematory Management

CDFuneralNews - February 14, 2018

ATLANTA, GA- Funeral homes and crematories can now manage their business even more efficiently with Halcyon Platinum, the perfect option…

Comments