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From milk tea to doggos: Online users create their own versions of Facebook’s ‘care reaction’

May 04th, 2020

Every time a piece of absurd news or hilarious video starts spreading like wildfire on social media sites, you can expect online users to turn the subject into an internet in-joke. (Just look at what happened to Nicolas Cage and Drake) So when Facebook finally rolled out its newest emojis last weekend—also known as, the care reactions—memes automatically flooded the internet. Seriously though, I feel like Homer Simpson in a bar surrounded by “care emojis.” 

via No One Cares

But before we check out these memes created by some of our wittiest meme lords out there, let’s first know the reason why the networking site released a new set of emojis in addition to its five reactions.

In a statement released on Twitter, Facebook’s Communications Manager said that “We’re launching new Care reactions on @facebookapp and @Messenger as a way for people to share their support with one another during this unprecedented time. We hope these reactions give people additional ways to show their support during the #COVID19 crisis.” 

However, Facebook users came up with a more creative way to express their “care” to things that really matter to them—and here’s a compilation of their funniest versions!

This emoji hugging a bucket of potato fries because it isn’t for sharing

Credit: Senah-Nuko

This level of tough love

Credit: Denver Gregorio

And for those who find themselves stuck in a “quaranFLING”

Credit: Mga hinanakit ng isang walang kwentang nilalang

This doggo reamction

Credit: Leo Mihai

When boba = care

Credit: @Eggsvans (IG/Twitter)

This hug predicc

Credit: Facebook page Cats

And a looooooot more!

Credit: Yummy Foods

Credit: Yummy Foods

Credit: Yummy Foods

Lastly, the most important emoji 

Credit: Yummy Foods

Even though most of us have been stuck at home for days, we always find different ways to entertain ourselves using our wit and creativity! Keep ’em coming!

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