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Re: Where's the "Like Button"

Post by Jocose » Sun Sep 20, 2015 9:26 pm

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Irish-Dane wrote:Hey Harold, best you figure us out and get to know us better before you start being upset with how we react and respond. That will help you stick around longer and not get burnt out on the attitudes we all have.
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Re: Where's the "Like Button"

Post by John-Boy » Mon Sep 21, 2015 12:49 pm

Onyx wrote:I was listening to Mark Zuckerberg on this issue. Having a 'Like' button in facebook helps to shape the entire character of that online community. It not only influences how people respond, but also what people post. When you post something, it is a reinforcement that one or more people 'Like' your post. (You might imagine you're not affected by this, and perhaps you're not. I would suggest that we're all affected by this sort of reinforcement more than we realize.) The existence of the 'Like' feature incentivizes people to post things that will be 'Liked'. If you ever wonder why your facebook feed is full of inane, shallow 'Like' bait, it's because that's what the forum rewards.

A second unintentional thing that the 'Like' feature does is to divide people into factions, or at least hyper-stimulates our factional tribalism (which in my view is one of humanity's less attractive features). I've got one bunch of facebook friends who post all their right-wing, gun-toting, obama-hatin', Bullpucky which is full of exaggerations and fear-mongering... and they all 'Like' each other's crap as though it actually added any insight on any nuanced issue. And then I've got another mob of facebook friends who post their tree-huggin', white-person-loathing, religion-hatin', commie fantasies about funding every government programme out of thin-air, and they all 'Like' each other's stupid memes as though they were smugly smarter than all the conservatives. I never 'Like' a single one of them. Partly because I'm grumpy, and also partly because I'm usually trying to see more than one side of an issue.

CPS is a discussion and fellowship forum. I love reading posts from people who challenge me to see things differently. If I read something Tuttle writes, I might not agree (or 'Like' his conclusions) but I really appreciate how it slows down my reaction time, and makes me question angles that I hadn't considered. I hope that occasionally something I write gives pause for thought. Lot's of you other guys do this - you post thoughtful things for which 'Like' or 'Not Like' are inadequate responses. That's the stuff that gets rewarded on CPS. At least that's how I feel - that when someone engages with something I've said by challenging it, laughing at it, arguing with it... that's the enjoyment of discussion. I don't want to know you 'Like' it, I want to know what you really think and why.

So on balance... hell no! I don't won't a 'Like' button.

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Re: Where's the "Like Button"

Post by Haroldt » Mon Sep 21, 2015 5:08 pm

Pepik wrote:
JimVH wrote:What we really need is a 'stop being a d--k' button.
We have that. It's called the "Warning" Button that Mods and Admins have.
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Re: Where's the "Like Button"

Post by Thunktank » Mon Sep 21, 2015 5:13 pm

John-Boy wrote:
Onyx wrote:I was listening to Mark Zuckerberg on this issue. Having a 'Like' button in facebook helps to shape the entire character of that online community. It not only influences how people respond, but also what people post. When you post something, it is a reinforcement that one or more people 'Like' your post. (You might imagine you're not affected by this, and perhaps you're not. I would suggest that we're all affected by this sort of reinforcement more than we realize.) The existence of the 'Like' feature incentivizes people to post things that will be 'Liked'. If you ever wonder why your facebook feed is full of inane, shallow 'Like' bait, it's because that's what the forum rewards.

A second unintentional thing that the 'Like' feature does is to divide people into factions, or at least hyper-stimulates our factional tribalism (which in my view is one of humanity's less attractive features). I've got one bunch of facebook friends who post all their right-wing, gun-toting, obama-hatin', Bullpucky which is full of exaggerations and fear-mongering... and they all 'Like' each other's crap as though it actually added any insight on any nuanced issue. And then I've got another mob of facebook friends who post their tree-huggin', white-person-loathing, religion-hatin', commie fantasies about funding every government programme out of thin-air, and they all 'Like' each other's stupid memes as though they were smugly smarter than all the conservatives. I never 'Like' a single one of them. Partly because I'm grumpy, and also partly because I'm usually trying to see more than one side of an issue.

CPS is a discussion and fellowship forum. I love reading posts from people who challenge me to see things differently. If I read something Tuttle writes, I might not agree (or 'Like' his conclusions) but I really appreciate how it slows down my reaction time, and makes me question angles that I hadn't considered. I hope that occasionally something I write gives pause for thought. Lot's of you other guys do this - you post thoughtful things for which 'Like' or 'Not Like' are inadequate responses. That's the stuff that gets rewarded on CPS. At least that's how I feel - that when someone engages with something I've said by challenging it, laughing at it, arguing with it... that's the enjoyment of discussion. I don't want to know you 'Like' it, I want to know what you really think and why.

So on balance... hell no! I don't won't a 'Like' button.

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Re: Where's the "Like Button"

Post by ReverendThom » Sun Oct 11, 2015 11:34 pm

Actually, if you use tapatalk there is a like button. Image

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Re: Where's the "Like Button"

Post by Pepik » Mon Oct 12, 2015 12:10 am

... Which only appears in Tapatalk, is viewable only to you for the posts you liked, and isn't stored on database that serves this forum. I think if you delete your Tapatalk account that info disappears.
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Re: Where's the "Like Button"

Post by Jocose » Mon Oct 12, 2015 1:02 pm

Pepik wrote:... Which only appears in Tapatalk, is viewable only to you for the posts you liked, and isn't stored on database that serves this forum. I think if you delete your Tapatalk account that info disappears.
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Re: Where's the "Like Button"

Post by Pepik » Mon Oct 12, 2015 1:04 pm

Jocose wrote:
Pepik wrote:... Which only appears in Tapatalk, is viewable only to you for the posts you liked, and isn't stored on database that serves this forum. I think if you delete your Tapatalk account that info disappears.
Thanks Captain Buzzkill
The term Captain Buzzkill is actually vernacular, and was never a real "super hero", per se.
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Re: Where's the "Like Button"

Post by Jocose » Mon Oct 12, 2015 1:10 pm

Pepik wrote:
Jocose wrote:
Pepik wrote:... Which only appears in Tapatalk, is viewable only to you for the posts you liked, and isn't stored on database that serves this forum. I think if you delete your Tapatalk account that info disappears.
Thanks Captain Buzzkill
The term Captain Buzzkill is actually vernacular, and was never a real "super hero", per se.
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Re: Where's the "Like Button"

Post by Pepik » Mon Oct 12, 2015 1:13 pm

Jocose wrote:
Pepik wrote:
Jocose wrote:
Pepik wrote:... Which only appears in Tapatalk, is viewable only to you for the posts you liked, and isn't stored on database that serves this forum. I think if you delete your Tapatalk account that info disappears.
Thanks Captain Buzzkill
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Re: Where's the "Like Button"

Post by Irish-Dane » Mon Oct 12, 2015 2:22 pm

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Re: Where's the "Like Button"

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Irish-Dane wrote:Every party needs a pooper that's why we invited you
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Re: Where's the "Like Button"

Post by ReverendThom » Mon Oct 12, 2015 4:30 pm

Pepik wrote:... Which only appears in Tapatalk, is viewable only to you for the posts you liked, and isn't stored on database that serves this forum. I think if you delete your Tapatalk account that info disappears.
Hey, i just said there's a like button there, nothing else .... Image

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Re: Where's the "Like Button"

Post by Snappo » Mon Oct 12, 2015 5:12 pm

Haroldt wrote:Is it possible to add a "Like button" to the forum so we can all respond to some post with a simple "like" click?
Huh? "Like" Button? What's to like???
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Re: Where's the "Like Button"

Post by Pepik » Mon Oct 12, 2015 5:52 pm

ReverendThom wrote:
Pepik wrote:... Which only appears in Tapatalk, is viewable only to you for the posts you liked, and isn't stored on database that serves this forum. I think if you delete your Tapatalk account that info disappears.
Hey, i just said there's a like button there, nothing else .... Image

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Re: Where's the "Like Button"

Post by Onyx » Mon Oct 12, 2015 6:03 pm

Snappo wrote:
Haroldt wrote:Is it possible to add a "Like button" to the forum so we can all respond to some post with a simple "like" click?
Huh? "Like" Button? What's to like???
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