Twitter — losing heart?
Twitter may be losing its heart.
Twitter is planning to remove the ability to “like” tweets in a radical move that aims to improve the quality of debate on the social network.
Founder Jack Dorsey last week admitted at a Twitter event that he was not a fan of the heart-shaped button and that it would be getting rid of it “soon”.
The feature was introduced in 2015 to replace “favourites”, a star-shaped button that allowed people to bookmark tweets to read later.
And the panicked responses have been, well…. panicked.
Twitter about to become a wasteland for artists who, like it or not, pun intended, rely on the tangible system of likes to get work circulating, track trends, and find each other 👍💀
So, let’s talk about that…
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