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Do we need to reinstate the "like" button in the forum?

Yes!
- 11 (45.8%)
No!
- 6 (25%)
I don't care.
- 7 (29.2%)

Total Members Voted: 24

Voting closed: April 30, 2024, 12:58:14 PM


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Knezzen

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Re: What's your opinion on the "like" button?
« Reply #20 on: April 17, 2024, 10:22:59 AM »

In terms of transparency on my part, every feature that the forum used to have that we don't see any need for is one thing less to put on my "to-do" list, so to say. That's why I'm trying to figure out what has some ground to stand on in terms of users using the feature, if you know what I mean :)
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Re: What's your opinion on the "like" button?
« Reply #21 on: April 17, 2024, 10:55:22 AM »

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In terms of transparency on my part, every feature that the forum used to have that we don't see any need for is one thing less to put on my "to-do" list, so to say. That's why I'm trying to figure out what has some ground to stand on in terms of users using the feature, if you know what I mean :)

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Re: What's your opinion on the "like" button?
« Reply #22 on: April 17, 2024, 10:58:09 AM »

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Re: What's your opinion on the "like" button?
« Reply #23 on: April 17, 2024, 01:33:02 PM »

When the "Like" button helps to highlight messages for any reason, that's good.

An idea for the future, it would not be bad to highlight messages that helped to solve the issue of the topic starter. When such a message rises to the top and stands out, it helps people with the same question to find the answer right away, rather than carefully look through several pages of the discussion.
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Re: What's your opinion on the "like" button?
« Reply #24 on: April 17, 2024, 03:36:51 PM »

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Re: What's your opinion on the "like" button?
« Reply #25 on: April 17, 2024, 03:39:23 PM »

i see no reason why it's a bad thing? sure let's have it. :)
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Re: What's your opinion on the "like" button?
« Reply #26 on: April 17, 2024, 04:11:36 PM »

I think the like button is a good idea, it simplifies and declutters threads. Without a like button you have to comment to show appreciation even if you don't have anything to add to the discussion. I personally don't see much of a difference between a bunch of likes or a bunch of short "thanks" and "I agree" posts, but likes at the bottom of a post are less messy and more concise than a bunch of short comments.

I think the like button might also increase engagement with threads. If someone has nothing to add to the thread but still wants to show some kind of appreciation they're more likely to hit a like button than they are to make a post for just a couple words. A like is better than no engagement at all.
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Re: What's your opinion on the "like" button?
« Reply #27 on: April 17, 2024, 04:16:13 PM »

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« Reply #28 on: May 03, 2024, 06:05:59 PM »

To like or not to like, that is the question.
OR... where are "we" on  this? ;)
« Last Edit: May 04, 2024, 08:07:22 PM by aBc »
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Re: What's your opinion on the "like" button?
« Reply #29 on: May 05, 2024, 08:13:44 AM »

We are at a point where I still haven't had the time to investigate further.
I will ;)
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Re: What's your opinion on the "like" button?
« Reply #30 on: May 05, 2024, 12:41:53 PM »

I never use it but of course have been offline in a self-imposed "pay attention to the real world around me" mode for the last four months;  so unfortunately I could not add my vote.

I am not a fan of it, and never use it on social media either. I always enter something positive or constructive instead.
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