Many of you have asked me to write a post talking about how to remove the ‘like’ button from facebook, and first let me say, I’ve taken all your requests to heart, including this one. But, this one troubles me, for many reasons.
- I’m not sure what the ‘like’ button is. And chances are, neither do you. What happens when you ‘like’ something? Sometimes I ‘like’ things I haven’t even read, or completely dislike, or hate altogether.
- like (adj.) “having the same characteristics or qualities” (as another), Middle English shortening of Old English gelic “like, similar,” from Proto-Germanic *galika- “having the same form,” literally “with a corresponding body” (cf. Old Saxon gilik, Dutch gelijk, German gleich, Gothic galeiks “equally, like”), a compound of *ga- “with, together” + Germanic base *lik- “body, form; like, same” (cf. Old English lic “body,” German Leiche “corpse,” Danish lig, Swedish lik, Dutch lijk “body, corpse”). Analogous, etymologically, to Latin conform. The modern form (rather than *lich) may be from a northern descendant of the Old English word’s Norse cognate, glikr. Formerly with comparative liker and superlative likest (still in use 17c.). The preposition (c.1200) and the adverb (c.1300) both are from the adjective. As a conjunction, first attested early 16c. The word has been used as a postponed filler (“going really fast, like”) from 1778; as a presumed emphatic (“going, like, really fast”) from 1950, originally in counterculture slang and bop talk. Phrase more like it “closer to what is desired” is from 1888. Source: Online Etymology Dictionary
- You spend too much time on facebook.
- Your kids are screaming in the background while a pot of Kraft™ macaroni and cheese boils over.
- There is not enough time in the world to read all the books.
- Owls are cute.
- Somehow, Debbie Reynolds is the new spokeswoman for starving children.
- The West Coast is going to be irradiated and there’s nothing the Japanese can do about it.
- Dance, dance, dance, while you can.
- You are here.
- This guy is still alive.
- Shoveling the snow around the car.
- Don’t forget about the specials at the supermarket this week. Country ribs are 2.99 per lb.
- Look at this picture of a nice beach.
So, how to remove the like button from facebook.
As it stands, there is no way to remove this feature from facebook. Here is what you can do, however:
Cheers and have a safe and happy evening.