Facebook drops ‘likes’ button from public pages

Facebook has dropped the “likes” button from its redesigned public pages used by artists, public figures and brands.
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The social media company said in a blog post on Wednesday that Facebook Pages will show followers and have a dedicated News Feed where users can join conversations, interact with peers and engage with fans.

“We are removing Likes and focusing on Followers to simplify the way people connect with their favorite Pages,” Facebook said about the redesign.