Have you met Like, Love, Haha, Wow, Sad and Angry yet? These are the new Facebook reactions now available on your computer and phone. 

When on your computer just hover over the like button with your mouse and these guys will pop up. If you're on Facebook via your phone, hold down the like button to see the perfect reaction you should use.

Five new buttons to play with. Now it shouldn't be as awkward when someone passes away or you get simply fantastic news. You can like with a reaction, comment and share.

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CNN reports that this has been in the works for more than a year using focus groups and surveys to see what would make the cut.

According to product manager Sammi Krug, narrowing down the set of possible responses and making sure the emoji faces would be "universally understood and equally useful" were the two of the biggest challenges.

 


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