JP Mangalindan says, “Most people just want to be liked — even if that means a cursory thumbs up on Facebook.

But a News Feed update announced Tuesday, which will roll out over the coming weeks, will somewhat deemphasize the feature.

Posts highlighting what a friend Liked or commented on will either show up lower in your News Feed or not show up at all, according to Facebook. The move was made based on user feedback.

“Many people have told us they don’t enjoy seeing stories about their friends liking or commenting on a post,” Max Eulenstein, a Facebook product manager, and Lauren Scissors, a user experience researcher, wrote in a blog post“.

Facebook Likes don’t go as far as they used to in News Feed update

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