FACEBOOK has launched a pride react button for Pride Month, allowing users to react to posts with a rainbow.

While many have welcomed the new react button, others have criticised it, Gay Times has reported.

Many social media users and LGBTI people have praised the new rainbow pride react, while others have slammed it, suggesting the rainbow react button should be a different symbol or done away with all together, with some even suggesting it is “bullying”.

Some have even called for a straight pride or Christian pride react button.

However, members of the LGBTI community have responded in the best way possible: with a pride reaction emoji.


The rainbow pride react button will be available on Facebook throughout June for Pride Month. Users can access it by liking the official Facebook page [email protected].

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