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In this Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 photo taken in New York, Julie Zhuo, product design director at Facebook, demonstrates the new emoji-like stickers customers will be able to press in addition to the like button. Facebook's Like button is getting some company, as the company rolls out alternatives worldwide after testing in a few countries. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Lack Of Likes For Facebook Changes

People of Sunderland have given a thumbs down to the latest changes on Facebook. The popular social networking site had on Wednesday introduced a new line of ‘reaction’ emoticons, allowing users to express emotions rather than the standard ‘like’ button. These include ‘love’, ‘haha’, ‘wow’, ‘sad’ and ‘angry’. Many have […]

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Figures show Wearsiders have the shortest life expectancy and ‘least healthy’ lifestyle

[googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/d/embed?mid=zBFB5cbJUil8.kbWzngW16mig&w=640&h=480] The North East of England is the ‘least healthy’ place in the UK, new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggest. The region came last place in a table of English regions, showing an average life expectancy of 77.8 years. Comparing it to the rest of […]