I have never once 'liked' anything on Facebook. And I never will.

I have never once 'liked' anything on Facebook. And I never will.

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I’ve never been one to take the easy way out.

I’d rather use stairs than an escalator, I’d rather walk a mile than take an Uber, I’d rather make mayonnaise from scratch instead of buying a jar, and I’ve never, ever used the Facebook Like button. 

I’ve been on Facebook since early 2007, and when they rolled out the little thumbs up in 2009, I didn’t know what to make of it. All of a sudden, with one click, you could give positive reinforcement to the banal, odd little posts that people made back then (I was definitely still finishing the prompt “Peter is:” instead of making a complete status update). It felt like such a small change at the time, but quickly altered what Facebook was, and what it meant to people.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable | I have never once 'liked' anything on Facebook. And I never will.

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