Twitter relies on a new image for new users

Apr

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2017

instead of an egg image
Twitter began using the egg image for the first time in 2010
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Twitter on Friday changed the default avatar for new accounts from the multicolored egg image to a new avatar that shows the head and body of an indeterminate gray person with a slightly gray background.

The company explained that the change from the image of the egg to the new avatar was intended, as it aims through this step to show a non-exciting image that encourages users to customize their files by adopting a unique image highlighting their personalities.

In a blog post, Twitter noted that over the past seven years it had been using the egg-colored image as a fun way to indicate how eggs could hatch from birds sending all the “tweets” you see on Twitter.

“But now it’s time for something new – something that encourages people to upload their own images for more personal expression. So today we offer a new virtual profile image. ”

Twitter also noted that this change came after I noticed that some people keep the virtual egg image as “fun and nice” but want them to use this space to show their identity.

The image of the egg is not the first. In 2006, Twitter adopted a picture of a person walking with an umbrella and a suitcase, then a picture of two circles with a line that appeared to be two eyes, then in 2009 used its logo at that time and then the image of the egg in 2010.

Twitter has been working on a number of improvements and changes on its social network in the past few days. It announced on Thursday that it would increase the number of characters allowed in Twitter by not including user names in the responses. On Wednesday, “He said.

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