In the footsteps of Facebook .. Twitter replaced with “admiration” B “preference”




He said Twitter Tuesday it replaced icon “Preferences” Favorites other icon labeled “impressive” Like, new ones in an effort to make the micro-blogging site of its easy to use with the slowdown in the growth of the number of users.

The company has also changed the form of a “star” associated with the option of “preferences” Previously, in the “heart”, the same symbol used on the image sharing service “Anstagram” of the company Facebook, and service live broadcasts “periscope” Periscope of Twitter.

She explained that the new Twitter icon as well as the changes that have taken place on its service will also apply to post short video of her, “Fine” Vine.

Twitter said in published her on her blog, “may admire a lot of things, but can not be all things you have to be a favorite.” She said the company “realize that the star may sometimes be confusing, especially for new users.”

She said the company’s “heart, in contrast, is a universal symbol resonates across languages ​​and cultures, and time zones. And more an expression of the heart, allowing you to transfer a range of emotions, and easy for you to communicate with people. In our tests, we found that the people loved him. ”

Some argue that the new change is not the change we hope for a lot of users who demanded the lifting of the maximum Tweets to more than 140 characters.

The site “Rakod” Re / Code Technical may transfer the end of September / September last informed sources that Twitter is currently working on a new product allows users to share Tweets longer than 140 characters, and it appeared that it comes in response to the claims of many people are finding that the current limit It is not enough to express their ideas and opinions.

The Twitter, which is trying to re-energize growth and attract users, was appointed last month, co-founder, Jack Dorsey, chief executive always.

Since taking office Dorsey temporary chief executive last July, it rolled several products, launched by Twitter, including the Buy Now button, which allows users to make purchases directly through the site.


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