The Messenger reactions feature adds to a function introduced to the website in early 2016.The new function is currently only appearing for a small group of users, but may be rolled out more widely if the tests are considered a success.Among the available reactions are 'Like', 'Love', 'Haha', 'Sad' and 'Angry.'Since they've been released, the reaction emoji's have been used over 300 billion times.The love reaction accounted for more than half of the reactions people used on Facebook in their first year (not including the standard like reaction).When hovering over a chat message, an emoji icon now appears for some users which allows them to respond with various emoji.
The first two trials fell apart because of lengthy legal argument and a police bungle over secret documents.
Options include both a thumbs-up and thumbs-down icon, as well as symbols for love, laughter, shock, sadness and anger Facebook had ruled out adding a dislike feature in the past for fear of attracting negativity.
In 2007, a Facebook user started a group to try to convince Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg to add a 'dislike' button option for posts.
Researchers showed that emojis vary so radically across platforms such as i OS and Android that their meanings get easily muddled.
Three senior judges, led by the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Judge, warned Fraill she could be jailed for up to two years.