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Facebook is testing downvote button to flag inappropriate comments

Facebook has confirmed that is testing downvote button to flag inappropriate comments to hide them. Since it is a testing phase, it is only available to a limited set of public Page post comment reels according to TechCrunch. According to Facebook's Spokesperson, the aim of the downvote button is to create a way for users to provide a signal to Facebook about a comment is inappropriate, uncivil, or misleading. The company clarifies that it is not a Dislike button, instead, it is a way of users giving the feedback about comments on public page posts. [HTML1] [HTML2] When a user taps the downvote button, it will hide the comment and gives users additional reporting options like “Offensive”, “Misleading”, and “Off Topic”. This will give Facebook a chance to review the comment to see the comment if it is objectionable, a form of “fake news” or irrelevant. Though Facebook has hide button, it is hidden behind the drop-down arrow, while the downvote is present right beside the like, comment buttons. Facebook further adds that it is a temporary testing and doesn’t affect the ranking of the comment, post, or Page and it is designed as a way to give feedback to Facebook. The company is testing it on 5% of Android users in ...


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