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    Facebook Is Developing an Empathy Button

    ”Like” means never being able to say “I’m sorry.” While the social media giant’s execs have expressed disdain for a “dislike button,” they’re now working on something to enable their 1.49 billion monthly users to respond to posts about break-ups, illnesses and deaths with something other than a thumbs-up. CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges, “Not every moment is a good moment.” He confirms that his company is working on a way — soon to be tested — for folks to express a bit of empathy.

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