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Facebook Adds A 'Like' Button For Comments

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Love a snarky comment written in response to a status update ? Thrilled by a helpful suggestion offered on your Facebook wall?

Facebook is adding a new feature that will allow users to 'Like' not only News Feed posts, but also the comments that people post to Facebook.

Facebook hopes the new tool will provide "a simple way to discuss posts and show appreciation for the content friends share on Facebook. [...] Whether it's a witty remark, a great point in a discussion or a helpful answer to someone's question, clicking the "Like" button within comments now makes it simple to show your appreciation for all types of content on Facebook.

'Liking' a comment will send a notification to the commenter. Your 'Like' will be visible to people who can see that comment (which depends on the privacy settings for that post).

Facebook has started rolling out the new 'Like' feature, but if you haven't gotten it yet, here's a look at how it will appear once it's launched:

Will you use it? Think it's a good idea? Tell us in the comments below.

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