Facebook deserves applause for removing “feeling fat”

Anxious. Blissful. Confused. Disappointed. Enraged. Fat. All of these are emotions but the last word.

Among Facebook’s expansion of techniques is a feature that allows users to post emoticons, small icons that represent certain moods, to their statuses. Until March 10, the emoticon’s feelings category consisted of a mood called “feeling fat” alongside a character with a double chin. But this was put to end after Facebook received much pressure from the “Fat is Not a Feeling” campaign, hosted by an organization called Endangered Bodies.
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