Facebook's repercussion are thriving into your News Feed, & it now looks like the company wants to extension them to the Messenger, too. The social network has been confirmed to the TechCrunch that Facebook testing the ability to add reactions to separate messages, as much as you would with stickers in Apple's iMessage system or the Slack's team chats.
The experiment has all the icons you would expect from conventional Facebook posts (5 emotions plus a thumbs-up), but also a thumbs-down -- this is the closest you may get to that mythical Facebook "dislike" button. This would help tally up votes for a place to eat, for instance , or you may share your response if you're a little late to reply with the text.
There are no guarantee that you'll see reactions of thumbs down any time soon. Facebook explained this as a "smallest test" and is not promised to a launch any time soon, assuming it goes forward. Even, it'd make sense to beef up both Messenger and of course a Workplace, Facebook's Slack-alike