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I will never use any negative reactions that require my name next to them for the same reason I never explain downvotes, people tend to react poorly to negative feedback and tend to take that out o...

posted 4y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭

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#1: Initial revision by user avatar Charlie Brumbaugh‭ · 2020-09-07T21:27:30Z (almost 4 years ago)
I will never use any negative reactions that require my name next to them for the same reason I never explain downvotes, people tend to react poorly to negative feedback and tend to take that out on the downvoter.

People are always free to leave a comment explaining why the dislike or consider something wrong but I fear that requiring that everyone do so will filter out everyone except the most thick skinned users or encourage anonymous profiles.

Putting users names next to positive reactions has the problem that the receiver may feel indebted to the giver and more hesitant to downvote the giver's contributions in the future.

I am not opposed to the idea of reactions totally, but would rather they be anonymous.