Facebook introduces rainbow reaction to celebrate LGBT Pride Month


Next time you log onto Facebook, you might notice a different reaction in the lineup. It's a rainbow emoji in honor of pride month.

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"As Pride celebrations begin around the world, Facebook is proud to support our diverse community, including those that have identified themselves on Facebook as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender or gender non-conforming," the company said in a press release.

The social media site rolled out the icon this week, adding it to the existing range of reactions: love, haha, wow, sad, and angry.


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But if you don't have it just yet. Don't worry. It's easy to snag. Just log into your account and give the LGBTQ@Facebook a thumbs up.

The symbol is just one of several features Facebook is launching for June. The company is also adding Pride-themed frames to its camera, and wishing users Happy Pride on their news feeds.

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