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Facebook Testing A “downvote” Button For Flagging Fake Content by Infocity1474(m): 1:19pm On Feb 11, 2018
The downvotes feature is not in any way related to dislike that people have been craving for or a look alike of Reddit upvotes and downvotes.
However, the “ downvote ” button F acebook is testing will help clean up some of the hateful comments and fake news posts that are currently wreaking havoc on the social media platform.
The downvote button will eventually appear in the area where you would normally “Like” a post or reply to a comment. When tapped, the downvote button hides a comment, and gives users additional reporting options like “Offensive“, “Misleading“, and “Off Topic“. Those could help Facebook figure out if the comment is objectionable, a form of “fake news“, or just irrelevent.
Here is a look at a comment with “downvote” option;

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